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Marc Tracy / New York Times:
A look at the $1.67B payroll tax credit earmarked for local news organizations, including Gannett, in the Build Back Better bill passed by the US House
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Some stories are quickly labeled as “misinformation”, but the job of reporters is to explain what's actually happening, even if it's messy and unsatisfying
Ariana Pekary / Columbia Journalism Review:
CNN's exaggerated tone and graphic content, as in its coverage of Gabby Petito and the Rust film set shooting, are pushing it into the realm of tabloids
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