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News Corp. To Announce Company Split

The board of directors at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. reportedly has approved a plan that calls for splitting the media conglomerate into two separate companies. The Wall Street Journal, which is owned by News Corp., says one company will be for the newspaper business, and the other for entertainment operations.
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Murdoch Considers Split For News Corp.

News Corp. executives have confirmed they are considering dividing the company in two. One new company would hold all of News Corp.'s profitable entertainment and television outlets. The other would hold all of its newspaper and publishing outlets. The move is seen as a way for the Murdoch family to hang on to its less profitable and troubled newspapers while pleasing investors with a newly independent and far more profitable entertainment company.
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Campaign Spending

By Nov. 2, billions of dollars will have been spent on the 2012 elections. A look at who's spending what -- and whether it makes a difference.

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If News Corp. Splits Its Businesses, Many Investors Would Be Pleased

Rupert Murdoch's media and entertainment giant confirms it is considering whether to divide its holdings. That would put its slow-growing publishing arms into one unit.
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Facebook Changed Your Primary Email Address, But Says It Warned You

Facebook has removed its users' primary email addresses and replaced them with @facebook handles. The company says it warned you, and that you can easily change your email information back.
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9 Powerful Moments In The Day Of A Viral Web Editor At BuzzFeed

Every day, all day BuzzFeed scours the Web for click-happy material like photos of corgis and Ryan Gosling. We spend a day with Matt Stopera, one of the minds behind the popular social news site, and see what goes into making content viral.
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The Washington Post's Chief Digital Officer

Technology is always changing the way people learn about news events. So how to push the envelope, and stay ahead of what people want from print media? Tech Tuesday meets the person charged with driving the digital engine of innovation.

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Like Good Bourbon, Magazine Is A Sip Of The South

Up-and-coming Garden & Gun showcases fine Southern living in a way backers say had been lacking. The magazine also holds events so readers can live out the "G&G experience," which critics say is more elitist than representative of the South as a whole.

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