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Edmund Lee joins to discuss AT&T’s big merger, crypto, and burnout.


Episode Notes

Edmund Lee of the New York Times joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael to talk about AT&T’s massive WarnerMedia-Discovery meger, this week’s Bitcoin crash, and burnout.

In the Plus segment: Future media merger speculation.

Mentioned in the show:
U.S. Telecoms Decide Focusing on Pipes Isn’t So Dumb After All,” by Nic Fildes, Anna Nicolaou, and Sujeet Indap for the Financial Times

“‘Why the Bitcoin Crash Was a Big Win for Cryptocurrencies,” by Jim Bianco for Bloomberg

The Lie of ‘No One Wants to Work’,” by Gaby Del Valle for Eater


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers.

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