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4 Survival Strategies For Struggling Newspapers

Newspapers have chased audiences and advertisers to the Web and other digital platforms, where they are finding strong growth. But that transition has been rocky. A new study from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism suggests there are ways to make the leap.

Limbaugh Apologizes For Insulting Law Student

The conservative radio host had called Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute" after she testified on Capitol Hill that insurers should provide no-cost contraception.

Conservative Publisher Breitbart Dead At 43

Conservative publisher Andrew Breitbart died Thursday in Los Angeles. For more on the Breitbart's life, Steve Inskeep talks with Dave Weigel of

How To Adjust Your Privacy Settings, Before Google's Big Shift

Not everyone who relies on Google's products is concerned about pending privacy changes. Some don't care; others don't know the change is looming. But for those who are concerned, the idea that Feb. 29 is their last chance to change these settings seems to have lit the fire of urgency.

For Leap Day Only, A Rare Newspaper Goes To Print

At newsstands across France on Wednesday, readers will delight to a humorous broadsheet published every four years — on leap day. The quadrennial newspaper attracts readers with its satire. Its newsroom is a restaurant; the writers fuel themselves with Champagne.