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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
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Andy Meek is a reporter who has covered media, entertainment, and culture for over 20 years. His work has appeared in outlets including The Guardian, Forbes, and The Financial Times, and he’s written for BGR since 2015. Andy's coverage includes technology and entertainment, and he has a particular interest in all things streaming. Over the years, he’s interviewed legendary figures in entertainment and tech that range from Stan Lee to John McAfee, Peter Thiel, and Reed Hastings.

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Stimulus checks are returning for people in these 11 states

April 1st, 2022

All of a sudden, new stimulus checks are a very real possibility again — and actually happening, even — in several states across the US. The key point is that this is happening at the state level. Political will in Congress for more federal stimulus checks basically disappeared in December, when a member of President …

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March 31st, 2022

Spanish-language content is a huge driver of global streaming activity at the moment. People spend tens of millions of hours each week, for example, bingeing Spanish TV shows on Netflix, according to the streamer’s latest global Top 10 list. Meanwhile, a new Spanish streaming service has also just launched this week. And it’s available to …

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2 stimulus checks up to $1,200 are going out now – see if you get one

March 30th, 2022

From new stimulus check payments going out in California to a gas tax rebate that’s been proposed in the Golden State — as well as $500 payments going out to essential workers in Massachusetts, among other examples — there’s a surprising flurry of stimulus-related news unfolding right now. “Surprising,” because as we all know by …