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Jennifer Maas / Variety:
NBCUniversal says Peacock has 9M+ paid subscribers, with the vast majority on the $5/month ad-supported tier; CFO says content spend will double to $3B in 2022
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Interview with Bob Iger, recently retired as Disney CEO, on the shift to streaming, China, wages, NFTs, and the relationship between Big Tech and Hollywood
Committee to Protect Journalists:
Journalist and Washington Post columnist Rana Ayyub has received 26K+ tweets, including rape and death threats, since criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen
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