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Apple's Movies And Books Services Are Closed In China

The closure was reportedly ordered by censors last week. According to local media, it comes just as a controversial — and banned — film is being released on Apple's Hong Kong iTunes service.
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U.S. Ranks 41st In Press Freedom Index Thanks To 'War On Whistleblowers'

The report, created by Reporters Without Borders, also slams the treatment of journalists covering the 2016 presidential race and #BlackLivesMatter protests.
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Utah Declares Porn A Public Health Hazard

The state's governor signed a resolution saying pornography harms individuals and society, and calling for research and poverty change to "address the pornography epidemic."
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Peabody Awards Go To NPR, 'This American Life,' Among Others

The awards, which honor excellence in electronic media, are given to journalism as well as entertainment programs.
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2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

The 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday with Broadway hit Hamilton winning for drama.
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How Social Media Smeared A Missing Student As A Terrorism Suspect

The documentary Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi explores what happened after a tweet misidentified a Brown University student as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
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Pulitzer Prizes: AP Wins Public Service Award For Slave Labor Investigation

The Los Angeles Times won for breaking news reporting during and after the San Bernardino shooting. The acclaimed musical Hamilton won the prize for drama.
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For Sale: One Used Internet Company Called Yahoo

Potential buyers are due to submit bids for Yahoo's core Internet business on Monday. Yahoo may be the number three search engine, but it's struggled to attract investors and keep up with competitors.
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Obama Urges Opening Cable TV Boxes To Competition

The FCC says it costs subscribers an average of $231 a year to rent the boxes that enable them to watch cable TV. The president supports making it easier for viewers to buy the boxes instead.
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Top Editor At Catholic News Service Reportedly Pushed Out Over Pro-LGBT Tweets

Tony Spence, director of a news outlet covering the church, was asked to resign this week, according to several Catholic news outlets. He had tweeted about controversial laws in several states.

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