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Ahmadinejad More Popular Than Obama? Iranian News Agency Gets Fooled

News outlets have been getting fooled in recent days. No, the Iranian leader is not more popular than Obama among rural whites. No, Paul Ryan does not mock his running mate. And no, the president did not meet with a "pirate" last week.
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City Folk Are More Likely To Read This Post

The Pew Research Center and its partners studied the way Americans get their news and found some differences depending on where they live.
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CNN Defends Reporting On Slain Ambassador's Diary

A CNN reporter recovered Christopher Stevens' diary from the ruins of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. The network is under fire for using the diary in its reporting — without the permission of the ambassador's family. But CNN says it carefully balanced empathy for Stevens' family with the public's right to know.
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Cartoonists Weigh In On The Cartoon Controversy

They support the right of a French magazine to publish cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad. But they say cartoonists must consider the possible consequences in a highly charged climate.
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Obscenities Fly In Emails Between Reporter, Top Aide To Sec. Clinton

In a back-and-forth about CNN's decision to report details from slain Ambassador Chris Stevens' journal, State spokesman Philippe Reines and reporter Michael Hastings let loose with some blue words.
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News And The Evolution Of the Social Web

Tech Tuesday talks with Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda, founder of Slashdot and current chief strategist at WaPo Labs, about the evolution of the social web and the future of news.

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Smaller Audience, Bigger Payoff For Glenn Beck

At his new venture, The Blaze, Beck has far fewer audience members soaking in his commentary than he did at Fox News. But the numbers don't tell the whole story. Fox helped amplify Beck's voice, whereas now, Beck projects his message on his own terms.

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