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Ellie Rushing / The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Police say freelance journalist Josh Kruger was shot and killed inside his Philadelphia home at age 39; Kruger wrote for The Philadelphia Inquirer and others
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Jeff Zucker acquires a minority stake in newsletter startup Front Office Sports; source: the deal values the startup at ~$40M, up from $25M at the end of 2021
Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
National World, run by ex-Mirror boss David Montgomery, acquires Midland News Association, taking its title of the UK's largest independent regional publisher
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