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Cheat Sheet: Workplace Podcasts

We came up with a half-dozen podcasts that focus on workplace issues. Contact info included. Most are backwaters. Check out the Adam Grant one; he is affiliated with TED.

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Cheat Sheet: Workplace Reporters

Here’s a cheat sheet with 15 targets who cover workplace issues, ranging from real estate to DEI. Watch for our companion cheat sheet on newsletters and podcasts that cover this trend.

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Cheat Sheet Lite: Tier 1 Columnists

Here’s a cheat sheet with 24 columnists (and reviewers) who write for WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg and the FT. Columnists are typically tough to pitch, being the creatures of opinion they are.

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Tier 1 on YouTube, By the Numbers

As a companion piece to our Tier 1 on TikTok cheat sheet (Oct. 22), here’s a look at Tier 1’s presence on YouTube. You’ll see some outliers in the list as well. We organized the cheat sheet by YouTube followers, in descending order.

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Cheat Sheet: Entrepreneur Staff Editors

Entrepreneur Magazine doesn’t make it easy for PR pros. It publishes no masthead, or even an “About Us” page. Determine who’s on staff and who’s a contributor is quite the challenge. This cheat sheet is as close as one can come — featuring eight names.

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Refinery29 Buys An Event Company

Another scoop from Sara Fischer at Axios: Refinery29 is “taking over” B2C event brand Beautycon, among the most successful F2F events in the beauty space. The idea is to augment the R29 brand and make the title less vulnerable to a weak advertising market.

News Corp. Is Negotiating With AI Companies

Quoted by the UK-based Press Gazette, News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson said, “Courtship is preferable to courtrooms – we are wooing not suing. But let’s be clear, in my view those who are repurposing our content without approval are stealing.”

The Gen AI titans are currently paying publishers between $1M and $5M a year to train their LLMs on publishers’ content, the Press Gazette reports.

FT Opens Up Its Content to OpenAI

While the NYT pursues its suit against OpenAI, the Financial Times has chosen to license its content to help OpenAI train current and future LLMs. The NYT seems to be on the wrong side of this issue, with the Associated Press and Axel Springer also choosing to see OpenAI as a source of income, rather than an enemy.

Here’s the opposing view, from Press Gazette’s Dominic Young, who advises publishers to play a game of chicken with OpenAI and its LLM competitors.

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