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Oliver Darcy / CNN:
After stalled talks, about 1,100 New York Times staff walked out on a 24-hour strike at midnight on December 8; the last union contract expired in March 2021
Sources: Rebekah Mercer is looking to sell her Breitbart News stake, in which her family invests in the mid-seven figures each year; Breitbart denies the story
Nic Newman / Reuters Institute:
A report on the top news publishers using TikTok in 44 countries: 49% post regularly, adoption is uneven, the process of getting verified is opaque, and more
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