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Disney+ is streaming a live-capture film of “Hamilton.” It’s just the latest chapter in a deepening relationship between the company and the musical’s creator.

The public radio stalwart vowed to fix what its journalists said was a toxic work culture. But the latest changes have led to a newsroom revolt.

Journalists have been wary of Alden Global Capital, which is known for gutting newsrooms to eke out profits from struggling publications.

An anonymous post on Medium that said it was written by current and former Essence employees is part of a social media campaign for change at the groundbreaking Black media brand.

A longtime host of both “Today” and “20/20,” for many years he held the Guinness-certified record for most total hours on commercial network television.

Journalists have been wary of Alden Global Capital, which is known for gutting newsrooms to eke out profits from struggling publications.

His departure comes after a Twitter thread alleging a pattern of verbal abuse and workplace harassment.