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New York Times:
Penske Media announces a strategic investment in Vox Media; sources: Penske acquired a ~20% stake for $100M, becoming the largest shareholder of Vox Media
Interviews with 10+ TV industry leaders, including Barry Diller, Kevin Mayer, and Bela Bajaria, on bundling, the fate of linear TV and cable networks, and more
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A look at Disney documentary division ABC News Studios, which feeds ABC, Disney+, Hulu, and more; source: the unit is already profitable after a 2022 launch
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