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In LA, Watching Home Team's Ball Games Just Got More Complicated

The Los Angeles Dodgers' games will no longer be broadcast for free on local television. Time Warner Cable has created a special Dodgers channel, but other TV providers are balking at the price.
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In The Absence Of Answers, We Return Repeatedly To The Questions

The missing Malaysia Airlines jet seems to mirror fiction, and we can't look away. This only makes media want to cover it more, regardless of the information available.
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Media Startups Short On Diversity

Startups are reimagining online news, but they're being criticized for their lack of diversity. Tell Me More hears voices from Columbia Journalism School, the Maynard Institute and CNET en Espanol.
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Attractor Of Animosity Arthur Chu Leaves 'Jeopardy!' (For Now)

After an 11-win streak, Chu was finally defeated. Aside from his calculated strategy, Chu is noteworthy for getting such an intensely negative reaction from show fans. But he doesn't seem to mind it.
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Journalist Matthew Power Dies On Assignment At Age 39

He was on assignment for Men's Journal for a story about an explorer who's walking the length of the Nile. Power was walking with him and it's thought he succumbed to heatstroke and exhaustion.
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Joe McGinniss, Headline-Grabbing Author, Dies At 71

Best-selling author Joe McGinniss has died at the age of 71. He was known best for his incisive books on Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and the murder case of a former Green Beret doctor.
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On Italian Newsstands, Pope Francis Gets His Own Fanzine

Imagine: a papal People magazine. It's not far-fetched. A new magazine, My Pope, is covering the weekly activities of Pope Francis — and it's put out by a publisher known for celebrity gossip rags.
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Reporter For Swedish Radio Shot Dead In Afghanistan

The attack on Nils Horner, who had dual British and Swedish citizenship, is reportedly the first in years in which a Western journalist appeared to have been specifically targeted.
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After Newsweek 'Outs' Purported Bitcoin Founder, Questions Follow

A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
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Why All This Fuss Over Satoshi Nakamoto Is A Boost For Bitcoin

The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?

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