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  • Meet News Break, the news app trending in America founded by a Chinese media veteran – TechCrunch

    TikTok isn’t the only new media app with Chinese background that’s making waves in the U.S. News Break, a news app founded by China’s media veteran Jeff Zheng with teams in Beijing, Shanghai, Seattle and Mountain View, has been sitting among the top three news apps in the U.S. App Store since March, according to [

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  • News publishers new tactic: Emphasize the good news to lure back coronavirus-weary advertisers

    While advertisers are leery of sponsoring news publishers' hard news coverage of coronavirus, a growing number are open to sponsoring stories about economic recovery. The post News publishers new tactic: Emphasize the good news to lure back coronavirus-weary advertisers appeared first on Digiday.

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  • Good news and bad news from vaccine trials, while a Chinese team hunts a COVID-19 'cure'

    Two of the most watched COVID-19 vaccine trials have already brought some very (very) early results, which is raising hopes that a vaccine genuinely might arrive sooner rather than later. This comes on the heels of a study from South Korea that makes it more likely that a vaccine can be effective. It’s still not absolutely certain that having antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus results in immunity to developing COVID-19. That evidence is unlikely to come until there are more long-term studies of...

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