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Talking Biz News Today – Sept. 6, 2023

September 6, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

EU targets Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, ByteDance, Meta, Microsoft in next phase of digital crackdown

Disney, Spectrum direct customers to other TV services as dispute keeping ESPN off air continues, by David Bauder


John Lansing, NPR’s president and chief executive, announces he will retire, by Liam Reilly

Warner Bros. Discovery says actors and writers strikes will cost it up to $500 million this year, by Chris Isidore

The Wall Street Journal

Saudi Cuts Send World Diesel Prices Soaring, by Anna Hirtenstein

Roku Cutting 10% of Staff to Rein In Rising Expenses, by Colin Kellaher


Mortgage demand drops to 27-year low as interest rates pull back, by Diana Olick

Moderna says updated Covid vaccine was effective against highly mutated BA.2.86 variant in trial, by Annika Kim Constantino


Italian government to meet supermarkets, small retailers to address high prices, by Giuseppe Fonte

Google reaches tentative settlement in US Play Store lawsuit

News about business journalism:

Talking Biz News Today – Sept. 5, 2023

WSJ hires Glickman as real-time reporter

Monyak joining Bloomberg Law to cover federal judiciary

Bloomberg’s Peng joining commodities team as a reporter

WSJ’s Tau departing for Albritton Journalism Institute

Hao joins The Atlantic as contributing writer covering AI

Cincy Biz Courier promotes Engel to digital editor

Saba becomes Middle East energy correspondent at Reuters

New Qwoted 100 feature, moves in Detroit and Cali, much more

Special episode: The Bankadelic podcast goes ‘Bank to School’

Qwoted 100 PR superstar: Beth Booker of Gracie PR

CherryRoad Media acquires Gannett’s Kansas print operations














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