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Talking Biz News Today – Nov. 2, 2022

November 2, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Musk emerging as Twitter’s chief moderator ahead of midterms, by Matt O’Brien and Haleluya Hadero

On election eve, the state of the US economy is a blurry one, by Paul Wiseman


Musk says Twitter will charge $8 a month for account verification after criticism for $19.99 plan, by Jennifer Korn

Spotify is going to war with Apple after the App Store rejected its big new feature, by Oliver Darcy

The Wall Street Journal

Amazon Expands Music Catalog and Podcasts Ad-Free for Prime Members, by Anne Steele

Twitter Plans to End Ad-Free Article Offering for Blue Subscribers, by Alexandra Bruell and Sarah E. Needleman


Fox earnings lifted by advertising revenue from free streaming service Tubi, by Lillian Rizzo

Disney+ subscribers are getting early access to exclusive merchandise, and it’s already selling out, by Sarah Whitten


Pfizer says maternal RSV vaccine prevents severe infection in infants

Tesla closes its first showroom in China in retail strategy shift – sources

News about business journalism:

Reuters parent beats projections, but warns of slowing economy

Washington Post hires Stinson as assistant editor for personal finance

NewsGuild of New York condemns judge’s Starbucks ruling

Endpoints hires Armstrong as executive editor

UNC hires LaRoche to teach business journalism

Dawn Wotapka’s Media Movers: Alex Weldon of Bonus

WSJ hires Moise to cover personal economics

Weil returns to WSJ as reporter on finance desk

The Block hires Crooks to be East Coast managing editor

Politico hires Prang to cover sustainability



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