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Jon Allsop / Columbia Journalism Review:
A look at Chris Licht's political ties and early moves as CNN chairman and CEO, as the longtime ratings obsessive tries to position CNN as above partisanship
Sports Business Journal:
Sources: F1 renews its ESPN US media rights deal through 2025, rejecting Amazon and Comcast, for around $75M-$90M per year, up from the current $5M per year
Seth Smalley / Poynter:
YouTube faces criticism for a failure to enforce quality standards, a lack of communication, and more during an International Fact-Checking Network conference
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