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Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Comcast reports Q4 media revenue rose 8.4% YoY to $5.83B; Peacock had $335M in revenue, an adjusted loss of $559M, vs. $254 last year, and 24.5M active accounts
Substack says it will stick to its hands-off approach to content moderation amid increased pressure to censor what some see as dubious or objectionable content
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Radiolab creator and host Jad Abumrad is leaving the show after 20 years; Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser will continue as co-hosts
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