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Obama Tries To Spread State Of The Union Messages Outside Speech

This year, the many of the policy initiatives in President Obama's State of the Union address have been anything but closely guarded secrets. The president has previewed several proposals in the days leading up to the speech. And media consumers now have more options than ever for taking in the speech.
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What The Press Got Right — And Wrong — About MLK In His Lifetime

Robert Siegel talks with Hank Klibanoff, co-author of The Race Beat, about how Martin Luther King Jr. was viewed by the press in the early days, and how its assessments changed over time.
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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Brings A New Voice To Late Night TV

The former Daily Show correspondent becomes the only black man to host an entertainment show on late night TV. And he starts on an important occasion; the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
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Nancy Grace Says 'Gone Girl' Satire Was Flattering, Made Her Laugh Out Loud

Gone Girl fictionalizes the controversial cable news star. "I did not go into this to win a popularity contest," says Grace, host of a true crimes and current affairs show on HLN.
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New 'Charlie Hebdo' Cover Met With Condemnation, Albeit Measured

Religious and government authorities in the Middle East seem to be trying to tamp down any outrage over the publication of another cartoon of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed in France's Charlie Hebdo magazine.
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Post-Attack Edition Of 'Charlie Hebdo' Sells Out In France

The satirical magazine said it would increase its run to 5 million. The cover of the magazine features a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad.
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'Charlie Hebdo' Hits The Stands — And Promptly Flies Off Them

The magazine Charlie Hebdo published its latest edition in Paris on Wednesday. It was purchased by hundreds of thousands of Parisians as a gesture of support, selling out at outlets across the city.
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College Football Championship Sets A New Cable Ratings Record

The championship game between Oregon and Ohio State was a hit with viewers, turning in the highest ratings in the history of both ESPN and cable TV. The broadcast averaged 33.4 million viewers.
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'Charlie Hebdo' Keeps The Presses Running, Will Print 3 Milllion Copies

The remaining staff of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are still planning to publish this week's issue, printing up three million copies.
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'Charlie Hebdo' Editor On New Issue: 'We're Happy To Have ... Done It'

Gerard Briard said when the artist showed the staff the cover — featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad — everyone burst out laughing and "jumped up for joy."

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