The future of millennial-news network Cheddar post-Altice acquisition and layoffs

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 16. I’m Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]

Today’s news: Inside the future of millennial-news network Cheddar, the FBI interviews former Ruder Finn employees, and the ad experts up for hire.

Inside Cheddar, the millennial-news network trying to find its footing after a $200 million exit and big layoffs during the pandemic

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The Chinese Consulate in New York City is seen as spectators line the Hudson River in 2010 for the annual July 4 fireworks display.

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The FBI probed public relations giant Ruder Finn about prospective work for the Chinese consulate, former employees say

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Meet 18 top advertising and marketing pros who are expert at positioning brands, persuading consumers — and are on the market

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