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Sources: the NFL plans to launch its own streaming service, NFL Plus, in July
Thomas Seal / Bloomberg:
Daily Telegraph reports 740,000 subscribers, on track to hit 1M by the end of 2023, as 2021 revenue rose 4% YoY to £245M and profit rose 25% YoY to £33.3M
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Chalkbeat, a nonprofit that covers education at the local level, raises $3.1M to permanently launch Votebeat, a separate newsroom dedicated to voting coverage
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