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Brian Stelter / The Atlantic:
A eulogy for HLN, launched by Ted Turner on New Year's Day 1982 and now effectively closing, made mostly obsolete at a time when anyone can broadcast headlines
Clare Malone / New Yorker:
A look at Puck, its founder Jon Kelly, and his vision for an outlet for and about “moguls”; source: Puck hopes to raise a $15-20M Series B in early 2023
Sarah Kinosian / Reuters:
Sources: El Salvador's president built a propaganda machine with government-linked traditional media plus social media trolls, while attacking independent press
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