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Loree Seitz / The Wrap:
Semafor's climate and energy editor Bill Spindle left last week, citing the outlet's “over-dependence on Chevron advertising”
Lucy Craymer / Reuters:
New Zealand plans to introduce legislation requiring companies like Meta and Google to pay local publishers for news, modeled after laws in Australia and Canada
John Arlidge / The Sunday Times:
An interview with BBC chairman Richard Sharp on the license fee, new forms of funding, moving business teams to Manchester, maintaining “impartiality”, and more
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