News of Note—Altice USA, Nexstar Media, Nielsen and YouTube

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Here are the stories we’re following today:

> Altice USA announced that its wholly owned subsidiary CSC Holdings successfully priced an offering of $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of its Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2029. Release

> Nexstar Media approved a 20% increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.45 per share of its Class A common stock beginning with the dividend declared for the first quarter of 2019. Release

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> Nielsen Holdings has restarted a process to sell itself amid fresh interest from Blackstone Group. New York Post article

> Despite year-old promises to fix its “Up Next” content recommendation system, YouTube is still suggesting conspiracy videos, hyperpartisan and misogynist videos, pirated videos and content from hate groups following common news-related searches. BuzzFeed article

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