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Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Stephen Hayes, the former EIC of The Weekly Standard who broke ties with Fox to protest Tucker Carlson's January 6 special, is joining NBC News
Joanne Kenen / Politico:
Some experts say David Leonhardt, author of the influential NYT newsletter “The Morning” underestimates and underplays the risks of COVID by cherry-picking data
Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Hearst Newspapers claims 300K digital-only subscribers, up 50% YoY, of which 140K are the San Francisco Chronicle's, as it plans a shared product and data hub
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