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Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Over 1,100 unionized staff at The New York Times plan to go on strike on Thursday; NewsGuild estimates that some major desks could lose 90% of their workforce
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press:
The RCFP and over a dozen news organizations urge the US Senate to pass the PRESS Act, which would shield reporters from being forced to reveal sources and more
J. Clara Chan / The Hollywood Reporter:
Vox Media promotes podcast executives Ray Chao and Nishat Kurwa to new SVP roles overseeing its podcast network's video content and programming, respectively
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