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Marc Tracy / New York Times:
A look at the $1.67B payroll tax credit earmarked for local news organizations, including Gannett, in the Build Back Better bill passed by the US House
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Some stories are quickly labeled as “misinformation”, but it's the job of reporters to explain what's happening, even if it's messy and unsatisfying
Vivian Wang / New York Times:
Disney+ in Hong Kong does not include a 2005 episode from season 16 of The Simpsons that ridicules Chinese government censorship
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