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Nellie Andreeva / Deadline:
Disney announces a “handshake deal” with Dish to temporarily restore its cable networks to Dish's satellite service and Sling TV, ending a two-day blackout
Radley Balko / @radleybalko:
[Thread] Radley Balko is leaving The Washington Post's Opinion section on December 1 and launches a Substack on civil liberties and the criminal justice system
Sarah Scire / Nieman Lab:
A look at Spokane, Washington-based Range Media, a worker-owned local news outlet that says it's on track to reach ~2,000 members paying $10/month or $100/year
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