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Ben Strauss / Washington Post:
A look at the NYT's relationship with The Athletic; some NYT sports writers complained about Athletic reporters introducing themselves as NYT journalists
William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Report: if Canada passes its Online News Act, digital platforms could be forced to pay ~CA$329.2M per year to news publishers, covering ~30% of editorial costs
Sources: ESPN is nearing a large new partnership with DraftKings, the sports-betting company in which Disney has had a stake since 2019
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