Two young YouTubers, aged 8 and 12, are selling tens of thousands of their own-brand magazines on newsstands

The coronavirus crisis has hit print journalism hard: Advertisers are cutting back their spending and readers are spending more time online. Enders Analysis predicts magazine and newspaper publishers in the UK will lose between 20% and 25% of their revenue over the next year. Two young YouTubers, aged 8 and 12, are bucking the trend. They have released their own magazines onto newsstands, and they’re selling tends of thousands of copies. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The coronavirus has devastated the print advertising industry and pushed readers online — Enders Analysis forecasted in May that UK magazine and print industry would lose between 20% and 25% of its… Read More

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Debate: can big countries eliminate coronavirus without a vaccine?

Description Four experts on whether immunity without a vaccine is a realistic goal Credits Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Alt Text A coronavirus vaccine research lab in Russia Four experts on whether immunity without a vaccine is a realistic goal In Depth The Week Staff Monday, July 13, 2020 – 10:14am Angharad Davies, Swansea University; Andrew Lee, University of Sheffield; Jimmy Whitworth, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Lakshmi Manoharan, University of Oxford The UK should change its Covid-19 strategy to try to eliminate Covid-19 even without a vaccine rather than simply managing the disease, according to Independent SAGE, a group of scientists set up as an alternative to the government’s advisory… Read More

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The Biden VP Pick Who Would Satisfy Both Ilhan Omar and George Will

The first time Representative Karen Bass heard Joe Biden talk about the car crash that killed his wife and infant daughter, she dropped into her chair, overwhelmed. It was 2008, and Bass was watching the Democratic National Convention video introducing Biden as the party’s vice-presidential nominee. Less than two years earlier, Bass’s daughter and son-in-law had died in a car crash on the 405. Bass, then in her 50s, had thrown herself into her job as the speaker of the California assembly and hoped to get past the pain. But there was Biden, 36 years after the tragedy that shattered his family, still talking about the magnitude of his loss.… Read More

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Cloud kitchen startup Karma Kitchen raises $318 million for expansion as food delivery explodes during the pandemic

Karma Kitchen, a UK startup that provides rentable kitchen space, has raised £252 million ($318 million) as the pandemic upends hospitality. The ubiquity of delivery apps like Deliveroo and Uber Eats is creating knock-on investment opportunities in startups providing such rentable kitchen space, or “cloud kitchens.” Karma Kitchen wants to become Europe’s biggest kitchen space provider by opening 53 new sites across the UK and Europe in the next five years. Karma Kitchen has benefited from the explosion in food delivery through the pandemic, with food for delivery accounting for 85% of its business, up from around 50% before COVID-19. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The exploding usage… Read More

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Reports: Washington NFL team to shed ‘Redskins’ name

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) – Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. Pac-12 using conference-only schedule in 2020 It’s unclear when a new name will be revealed for one of the league’s oldest franchises. USA Today, ESPN, The Washington Post, Washington Times and Sports Business Journal reported Sunday night that owner Dan Snyder is set to “retire” the name. Yahoo, on Saturday, reported a name change was imminent. The team launched a ‘thorough review’ of the name July 3 that the NFL supported. That came in the aftermath of prominent sponsors FedEx, Nike, PepsiCo and Bank of America asking the team to… Read More

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Drayer: Impressions and observations 10 days into Mariners Summer Camp

It’s hard to believe that 10 days of Mariners Summer Camp are already in the books, so here are some not-so-early impressions and observations. Drayer: A look at who will make up the Mariners’ six-man starting rotation The first, which isn’t a huge surprise, is that the Mariners seem to have adapted to their new rules and routines very well. So much is different for the players, starting with everything they have to do just to get into the ballpark and ending with having to be out of the building in a timely manner to keep the number of players on-site low. In the time in between, they no longer… Read More

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Amazon sent an email to employees telling them to delete TikTok from their phones because of “security risks,” then said the email was sent in error. TikTok’s data-collection practices have come under scrutiny from US lawmakers. Facebook is reportedly considering a “blackout” on political ads in the days running up to the US presidential election. Facebook hasn’t officially decided whether it will introduce the ban and it’s not yet clear how long it might last, per Bloomberg. President Trump told the Washington Post he authorized a cyberattack on a notorious Russian troll farm to try to deter… Read More

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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told staffers that he fed information to suspected leakers in order to see if they would tell the media, according to report

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows is so determined to catch White House leakers that he has deliberately fed privileged information to suspected leakers in order to see if they’d pass it along to the media, Axios reported. According to Axios, Trump stressed to Meadows that it was important to “find the leakers” within his administration, which has been plagued by a series of high-profile leaks. The outlet added that Trump is particularly angry about the most recent leaks, which include intelligence pointing to Russian bounties on US soldiers in Afghanistan, and reports that Trump was rushed to the White House bunker during recent Black Lives Matter protests.… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 13 Jul 2020

Workers to self-isolate after 73 cases found at farm Around 200 workers have been told to self-isolate after 73 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at a farm in Herefordshire. “Targeted action” is being taken against more than 100 local outbreaks of coronavirus every week, says Matt Hancock. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the health secretary said increased testing meant officials could now be “targeted” in their response. Coronavirus immunity may be lost within months Covid-19 survivors may lose their immunity to the virus within months, according to new research. Scientists who analysed the immune response of more than 90 patients and healthcare workers at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS foundation… Read More

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