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Edward Ongweso Jr / VICE:
Facebook posts an odd thread attacking 30+ unnamed journalists “finishing up a coordinated series of articles based on thousands of pages of leaked documents”
Zoe Schiffer / The Verge:
Ahead of the Wednesday walkout, Netflix's trans employees release demands including putting a warning on transphobic content and boosting trans-affirming titles
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