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Instagram Is Now Valued At $35 Billion By Citigroup Analyst

Less than three years ago, Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The photo-sharing service recently said it has more than 300 million users.
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Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats

"That's not what America's about," the president said in a news conference, calling the cancellation of The Interview's release a "mistake." The FBI has accused North Korea of being behind the attack.
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Deggans: 'Fargo,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' Top Best TV Of 2014

At a time when there is so much good TV around, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says any Top Ten list says as much about the critic as the shows they are picking.
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7 Chaotic Hours Behind The Scenes At NFL RedZone

On 17 Sundays every fall, millions of people tune in to this cable channel, which airs for just seven hours a week and endeavors to show each score from as many as 12 simultaneous football games.
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NYT Journalist James Risen Won't Be Forced To Reveal His Source

Attorney General Eric Holder won't compel the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter to name his confidential source on CIA operations. It's the conclusion of a standoff that has lasted for years.
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Photojournalist Michel Du Cille Chased The Tough Stories

Audie Cornish speaks with Kevin Merida, managing editor of The Washington Post, about the life and work of photojournalist Michel du Cille. The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes died Thursday.
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Al Sharpton's Two Hats: Cable News Host And Activist

As a cable news host, Al Sharpton is covering big stories such as the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner involving his work as an activist. There can be tension in the two roles.
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Even If Torture Doesn't Work In The Real World, TV Has Us Convinced It Does

Interrogation experts have tried to get shows like 24 to tone down the torture. But NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says that may not be as easy as it sounds.
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Remembering Michel Du Cille: Photos Of Sorrow And Triumph In Liberia

The three-time Pulitzer winner died Thursday while on assignment in Liberia for The Washington Post. Regarding those tough assignments, du Cille always emphasized compassion and dignity.
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After Law Requires Payments To Papers, Google News Shuts Down In Spain

In a victory for Spain's news outlets, aggregators are now required to pay the sites for linking to their content. But Google's choice could hurt the sites, limiting their global reach and influence.

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