Happy Wednesday and thanks for reading The Daily Courant, featuring the latest top stories on Puck.
First up today, Julia Alexander reflects on what we did and didn’t learn from the Disney-Charter hostage crisis: the partnership question, the advertising pivot, the Apple problem, and what Iger could copy from Netflix.
Then, below the fold: Teddy Schleifer breaks the news of Trump’s furious phone call to Peter Thiel. In Washington, Julia Ioffe details the inside-the-room conversations surrounding Zelensky’s latest financial appeal. And on The Powers That Be, Ben Landy and Eriq Gardner read the S.B.F. trial tea leaves.