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Alex Zalben / Decider:
Trevor Noah is leaving Paramount's The Daily Show after hosting for seven years; the news was announced to his audience on September 29 and surprised the staff
Maggie Haberman's book details Trump berating George Stephanopoulos over interview questions about Russia, Murdoch revealing his successor to Trump, and more
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Substack announces new features to help newsletters increase subscribers, including web prompts and a referral program, and acquires email marketing startup Yem
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