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‘WTF With Marc Maron’ Podcast Inks 3-Year Deal With Acast

The company will host, monetize and distribute the hit podcast across all major streaming platforms.

YouTube CEO Says Platform Preparing for Abortion Misinformation

Susan Wojcicki also explained why the video platform is still operating in Russia amid the war in Ukraine. "What we are really seeing in this conflict is that information is playing a key role, and information can be weaponized."

Knives Out For Netflix’s Ad Plans: TV Rivals Pile On At Upfronts

At the TV industry’s first in-person upfront week since 2019, presenters did not hold back in barbing the streaming giant for its nascent plans to launch an advertising-supported tier later this year.

Snap Shares Tumble After Disclosing Expected Revenue Miss

"The macroeconomic environment has deteriorated further and faster than anticipated," the company said in an SEC filing.

Conan O’Brien Sells Podcast Business to SiriusXM for $150M

Under the deal, podcasts like 'Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend' and 'Parks and Recollection' will move to the satellite radio firm. O'Brien will also produce a comedy channel for the company.

The Notorious B.I.G. Is Headed to the Metaverse

Biggie's estate is partnering with Burst Live Inc. and Surreal Events to create "The Brook," where users can see a hyperrealistic model of the late rapper.

CNN Digital Editor-in-Chief Meredith Artley to Depart

Artley, whose contract was said to be coming up, announced her decision to staff Friday.

FaZe Clan Appoints Zach Katz as President and COO

Katz will report to CEO Lee Trink and oversee content, talent, merchandise, consumer goods, sponsorships and esports businesses; and work with the senior leadership team to prioritize global expansion and grow the gaming brand. 

‘Call of Duty’ League Analyst Says the Biggest Trend in Esports Scene Is Increased Mental Health Talk

Coinciding with Global Accessibility Awareness Day, The Hollywood Reporter spoke to commentator-turned analyst Allycxt, 22, about her experience as a young woman on the Autism spectrum, coming up in gaming.

Blockchain Games Company Raises $15M in Funding to Accelerate Development of Mass Combat RPG Title

The Mark Otero-led firm is dedicated to building immersive universes with in-game economy and virtual collectibles powered by web3 technology.

Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer ESPN Would Be “Different Offering” Than ESPN+, CFO Says

"What ESPN+ is today is a complement to, not a substitute for, ESPN linear, so it doesn't make any sense to just port over all of those linear rights ... to an ESPN+ at the price point that it currently is," CFO Christine McCarthy says.

TikTok Launches Tools to Credit Original Creators of Trends

The new features come after BIPOC creators have spoken out about not receiving credit for creating viral dances, trends and sounds on the social media platform.