Using PnP PowerShell to apply modern column formatting

Clients have asked me about visually improving documents to highlight content that contain sensitive information (for example) and then applying this change to columns in lists in all their groups (roughly 100 of them).

There is detailed documentation at about how to create and apply the JSON formatting to a single column; but not so much about how to update existing columns with the API, so what and how should we get this done?

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Modern Site Themes

One of many cool announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2017, was the introduction of SharePoint Modern Themes. The SharePoint team have now launched a way to customise  themes, colours and the presentation of Modern Sites.

Typically, theming of sites has been randomly chosen at the time of creation making it very difficult to apply consistent branding across SharePoint sites and Office 365 groups.

What do the new themes look like?

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