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Naman Ramachandran / Variety:
UK Culture Secretary confirms the BBC TV license fee will be frozen at £159 for two years, but says the funding model will be reviewed before December 2027
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Arena Group, formerly Maven, will buy AMG/Parade, owner of Parade magazine, for $16M and expects to report $180M in revenue for 2021, 60% from subscriptions
Michael Schneider / Variety:
YouTube's global head of original programming, Susanne Daniels, is leaving in March after almost seven years
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