Alejandro Rojas

director of applied analytics at Parrot Analytics

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This week, AT&T announced that it plans to spin off WarnerMedia, which it bought five years ago, and merge it with Discovery, which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet.

Amid WarnerMedia-Discovery merger and streaming wars, ‘great storytelling always wins’

This week, AT&T announced that it plans to spin off WarnerMedia, which it bought five years ago, and merge it with Discovery, which owns HGTV, TLC, and Animal Planet.

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