Daily March 8

Mark Garner’s job would have been much simpler a decade ago. As evp of global content sales and business development at A+E Networks, he’s charged with doing deals to distribute the company’s own original programming. Read more below.

  • Listen to our interview with Garner.
  • Businesses have announced they will suspend services (TikTok, Netflix, Visa, Mastercard, Amex) or halt advertising (Google) in Russia. You can already feel the ripple effects in ad land. Read more in this Digiday+ Marketing Briefing.
  • Throughout the gaming and esports space, female creators and creators of color have long had to navigate the prejudices and preconceptions of both their viewers and potential sponsors. More in the latest from our Confessions series.

From our sister site, WorkLife:

  • With no legacy hybrid-working blueprint to fall back on, there’s likely to be a messy period where different organizations try on various forms of hybrid before seeing which will actually suit their business and staff needs. Here are some of the things employers should have in their playbook.