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Stat: Jeff Green, the CEO of ad tech company Trade Desk, received a pay package last year that was valued at $835 million. It is composed mostly of stock awards that can be exercised over the next decade if Trade Desk hits share price targets. Green’s comp is good for No. 1 among the 358 S&P 500 companies that have disclosed 2021 pay for their CEOs, the WSJ reported.

Quote: “We are relieved to see the U.S. mask mandate lift to facilitate global travel as COVID-19 has transitioned to an ordinary seasonal virus.”

Maybe if you’re an airline…don’t dip your toes into epidemiology? Delta Air Lines got blasted by health experts after its statement announcing the end of its mask mandate concluded that Covid-19 amounted to an “ordinary seasonal virus,” which is not the case. Delta later revised its statement.

Read: Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok who is secretly fueling the right’s outrage machine. (Washington Post)

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