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Ben Smith / Semafor:
The News Movement, a social media-first news outlet led by former BBC and News Corp executives, acquires video news startup The Recount for undisclosed equity
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
Kantar: UK households with at least one streaming subscription fell from 17.1M in 2021 to 16.24M in 2022; the total number of subscriptions fell by 2M to 28.5M
Ashley Carman / Bloomberg:
Source: Spotify's podcast team, under new head Sahar Elhabashi, is focusing less on quantity in favor of courting creators and building a select group of hits
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