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Sources: F1 renews a deal giving ESPN US media rights through 2025, rejecting Amazon and Comcast, for around $75M-$90M/year, up from the current $5M/year
Adam Johnson / The Column:
When police departments invite local news to report on training simulations, it is a PR tool to convince the reporters that use of force is inevitable
Jill Goldsmith / Deadline:
PwC M&A survey for media and telecom: deals for the 12 months ending May 15 totaled 1,014, up 28% YoY, with a record value of $469B, but the pace has slowed
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