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BBC Media Centre:
BBC details its budget cuts: laying off up to 1,000 people over the next few years, merging BBC News with BBC World, making CBBC and BBC 4 online-only, and more
Elahe Izadi / Washington Post:
How a 2019 joint investigation by the San Antonio Express-News and the Houston Chronicle led to the disclosure of sex abuse by Southern Baptist church leaders
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Sources: the NFL plans to launch its own streaming service, NFL Plus, in July 2022; the centerpiece will be live games on phones and tablets for ~$5 per month
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