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CCDH: Substack profits off creators making millions of dollars sharing vaccine misinformation; Substack defends hosting “writers with whom we strongly disagree”
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NBCU says Peacock has 9M+ paid subscribers, with most on the $5/month ad-supported tier; CFO says content spend will double to $3B in 2022
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Rana Ayyub, a journalist and Washington Post columnist in Mumbai, has received 26K+ tweets, mostly abusive, since she criticized Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen
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