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Ellen Ormesher / The Drum:
NYT executive says the paper isn't an “activist” org and will continue featuring fossil fuel ads, except in NYT Climate, because they help fund its journalism
Dade Hayes / Deadline:
Filing: in FY 2021, ESPN's pay TV distribution shrank another 10% to 76M US households, while ESPN+ subscribers grew 66% YoY to 17M
Mark Stenberg / Adweek:
Publishers like the LA Times and The Washington Post are joining Twitter Blue more for its audience data and transparent payout system than its revenue share
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