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Todd Spangler / Variety:
While Disney now has more streaming subscribers than Netflix, its ARPU is much lower: in Q2, its US ARPU was $6.27/month, compared to Netflix's $15.95/month
Scott Deveau / Bloomberg:
Activist investor ValueAct Capital Management takes a 7% stake in The New York Times and urges an aggressive rollout of subscriber-only bundles to improve sales
Rasha Al Aqeedi / New Lines Magazine:
Veteran Iraqi actress Enas Taleb plans to sue The Economist for using her picture as an example of “fat” women in the Arab world in a July 28 story
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