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Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times:
Q&A with CNN chairman and CEO Chris Licht on giving correspondents more airtime, plans for a topical comedy talk show, interviewing GOP lawmakers, and more
Ben Smith / Semafor:
The News Movement, a social media-first news outlet led by former BBC and News Corp executives, acquires video news startup The Recount for undisclosed equity
Patrick Frater / Variety:
Australia plans to introduce content quotas for video streamers from the middle of 2024, as part of a five year plan to reset the country's cultural strategy
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