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$230 million for the venture-backed podcast company would open a wave of questions about the industry, its continued openness, and whether an era is ending — or beginning.
In an industry where expense reduction is the prime strategy, much more consolidation is likely on the way. Little regulation prevents it, and the financials all favor it.
Plus: 2018’s most popular health articles were plagued by misinformation, and one of Facebook’s fact-checking partners shares details on how much it’s paid.