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A Day Later, The Space Jump Guy Is OK, But How About The Rest Of Us?

Watching Felix Baumgartner's "space jump" on Sunday was exciting, riveting and unnerving. And it does make you wonder: What if something had gone wrong?
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SuperPacs For Romney Coordinate TV Ad Buys

Since April, more than 825,000 presidential campaign ads have been broadcast in the battleground states. Oddly, the dominant Republican voice on TV hasn't been that of nominee Mitt Romney. The big advertisers are four heavily funded SuperPacs and tax-exempt groups.
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Advice For Moderators: Keep Order, Out Of Spotlight

Jim Lehrer was slammed for losing control of last week's presidential debate, and Martha Raddatz is confronting criticism in the lead up to Thursday's VP battle. But how much control can a moderator exert over ambitious and strong-willed candidates, especially when the stakes are so high?
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NPR Names New Executive Editor

Madhulika Sikka, executive producer at Morning Edition, will take over the position in January.
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Lights, Camera, Action (zzzz), Tweet!

There was plenty of media spin and punditry in Wednesday's debate, not just in Denver but on Twitter. The candidates appeared to be lacking in real zingers. Instead, it turns out the real conversation was happening through social media.
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'USA Today' Founder Honoring Olive Garden Columnist Marilyn Hagerty

The 86-year-old North Dakota newspaper columnist become an Internet sensation because of her earnest, positive review of the Olive Garden restaurant in Grand Forks. Back in the '40s, she helped put Al Neuharth on a career track that led him to founding the "nation's newspaper."
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Holmes Carves African-American Spot In Late Night

T.J. Holmes has spent more than a decade in journalism, but now he's turning his sights to late night with a new show called Don't Sleep! The show began broadcasting on BET this week. Holmes sits down with host Michel Martin to discuss his career and hope to bring a fresh perspective to late night talk.

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