Good morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for February 26. I'm deputy editor Lucia Moses, filling in for Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:

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Waze app
The Waze app is available in Europe, but depending on the country may face certain feature restrictions and less accurate maps.
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Ad buyers and analysts are questioning Waze's future with the pandemic decimating its business and its longtime CEO gone

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Some podcast hosts are making thousands of dollars a year charging guests to appear on their shows

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Nellie Bowles
The New York Times

The 59 most important tech reporters every public relations pro should know

Technology is one of the most dynamic beats in journalism today, with outlets like The Washington Post expanding their tech teams and new publications like Protocol and standalone newsletters launching.

But keeping track of these journalists and what they cover is difficult for public relations pros, given how quickly coverage areas change.

Sean Czarnecki ran down 59 of the most influential tech reporters working today who are known for their authoritative and impactful scoops, investigations, and profiles.

Read more here.

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— Lucia