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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

The streaming battle may be getting shaken, not stirred

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In a world where content is king, Amazon may be looking to capture the crown. There are reports the tech titan is acquiring MGM Studios. If a deal does happen, it would be Amazon’s second-largest acquisition since its purchase of Whole Foods in 2017. We take a look at what that would mean for the media landscape in the wake of the recent AT&T-Discovery deal. Plus, New York City moves away from remote learning; vaccination sweepstakes; and pandemic pups.

Here’s everything we talked about on the show today:

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Episode 439

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