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Brian Fung / CNN:
Meta threatens to remove news from its platforms if Congress passes the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act as part of the annual defense bill
Anatoly Kurmanaev / New York Times:
Latvia revokes the broadcasting license of Russian independent TV channel Dozhd, aka TV Rain, in exile since February, citing “threats to national security”
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