Why Microsoft is bullish on Australia’s clamp down on media

Hello and welcome to Insider Advertising for February 23. I’m senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here’s what’s going on:


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Microsoft’s Brad Smith lays out why the company is taking news publishers’ side in the fight with big tech

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How Neal Aronson built Roark Capital into a booming business by buying up dying nostalgia brands like Jamba Juice and Arby’s

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