Business Insider’s top advertising and media stories for October 12

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Today’s news: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy hires a consulting firm, Beyond Meat bets big on breakfast, and Instagram adds audio features to Reels.


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Facing Congressional investigation, Postmaster General DeJoy hires a consulting and PR firm with deep Trump administration ties

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Beyond Meat thinks breakfast is the next big battlefield for plant-based meat makers — its CMO explains why

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Instagram Reels introduced new audio features to make songs more discoverable and shareable on Thursday, October 8, 2020.

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Instagram has added new audio features to Reels that solve a major pain point for music

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How the region is responding to Singapore’s idea of air travel bubbles, SE Asia News & Top Stories

Singapore is looking to form air travel bubbles with countries and territories that have managed the Covid-19 pandemic well. While most of them have some form of arrangement for business and official travel, especially within their own borders, many are reluctant to open up for mass travel as nations battle a resurgence of the coronavirus. Straits Times correspondents Elizabeth Law, Katherine Wei, Jonathan Pearlman, Chang May Choon, Claire Huang, Tan Hui Yee, Walter Sim and Eileen Ng report on how the region has responded to Singapore’s proposal to form air travel bubbles.

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China is the first country with which Singapore established a reciprocal green lane arrangement – to facilitate essential business and official travel between both countries – in late May. While the world’s second-largest economy has gradually relaxed rules to allow certain business travellers and foreigners with residential permits back into the country, it has stopped short of

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Biggest healthcare stories for the week ending October 9

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What a week it’s been. If you can believe it, it was just a week ago that we learned that President Donald Trump had been diagnosed with COVID-19. After a four-day stay at the hospital, he’s back at the White House, and somehow spending part of his days touting coronavirus treatments. We’ll get into it shortly.

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President Donald Trump poses for a White House photograph to show him working during his stay at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

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Trump’s week with COVID-19

Last Friday evening, Trump was in the hospital being

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Here are the top finance stories of the day for October 7

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President Donald Trump sent US markets into a nosedive Tuesday afternoon after tweeting that he was calling off negotiations with Democrats on a coronavirus relief bill until after the election. 

We’re less than a month out from the election, so it’s fair to assume things will only escalate on both sides, which could lead to a volatile October. 

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The future of office space in New York is very much up in the air, as companies reconsider their digs.

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