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Five on Friday: Recalls, Buyouts and Sharing

Five on Friday: Recalls, Buyouts and Sharing

Peloton says recalls will cost them $165M, Hearst offers buyouts to 600, FuboTV adds 43K subscribers.
YouTube now has a $100 million fund for Shorts creators

YouTube Launches $100 Million Fund for ‘Shorts’ Creators

YouTube has launched a $100 million fund for YouTube Shorts creators.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Beverages, Begging and Buying

Circle launches beverage subscription, Verizon sells Yahoo and AOL, and Amazon's NFL deal starts a year early.
Five on Friday: Subscription Stats, Viewership Data and Antitrust Charges

Five on Friday: Subscription Stats, Viewership Data and Antitrust Charges

Piano shares subscription benchmarks, YouTube viewership grows, and NewsGuild urges Tribune shareholders to reject Alden's offer.
Meredith Corporation Sells TV Business for $2.7 Billion Cash

Meredith Corp Sells TV Business for $2.7 Billion Cash

Meredith Corporation is selling its TV business for $2.7B cash to Gray Television, allowing the company to focus on digital and magazine businesses.
Streaming Service Peacock Grows to 42 Million Sign-Ups in First Year

Streaming Service Peacock Grows to 42 Million Sign-Ups in First Year

In its first quarter earnings report, Comcast reports that Peacock has grown to 42 million subscribers.
Amazon Reports Net Sales of $108.5B, 44% Growth over Q1 2020

Amazon Reports Net Sales of $108.5B, 44% Growth over Q1 2020

Amazon reports another outstanding quarter with total net sales of $108.5B, representing 44% growth year-over-year.
Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: TV Apps, Ad Revenue and, Automated Sales Tax Tools

Roku could lose YouTube TV app, Stripe acquires TaxJar, and NPR will offer paid podcast subscriptions.
Five on Friday: Paywalls, Podcasting and Publishing

Five on Friday: Paywalls, Podcasting and Publishing

USA Today launches paywall, HBO Max to launch ad-supported tier, and Microsoft Teams grows to 145M DAUs.
Mighty Networks Raises $50M to Expand Online Community Platform

Online Community Platform Mighty Networks Raises $50M to Expand

Online community platform Mighty Networks raises $50 million to expand and offer opportunities to more creators.

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