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James Murdoch Steps Down From BSkyB

Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal has plagued the Murdoch family and its News Corp. media conglomerate. Now Rupert Murdoch's son, James Murdoch, is stepping down as chairman of the British broadcasting giant BSkyB.
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Murdoch Son Stepping Down From Post At BSkyB

The hacking scandal that has ripped through Rupert Murdoch's newspapers in the U.K. has now led to son James Murdoch's decision to step down as chairman of the satellite broadcast giant.
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Mobile Gaming Powers Up: '99 Cents Is The New Quarter'

Mobile games like Angry Birds and Draw Something have gained huge popularity partly because of one asset: simplicity. As a result, the traditional video game industry is taking note. But not all of them are following the same route.
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Current TV Fires Keith Olbermann

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who had an ill-fated run on CNN, will replace him.
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Negative Political Ads Are Annoying But Effective

Wisconsin holds its Republican presidential primary on Tuesday. As in earlier nominating contests, Mitt Romney and a superPAC supporting him have massively outspent rival campaigns.
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Trial-by-Jury in the Age of Social Media

Trial-by-jury is a cornerstone of the American justice system. But social media and Internet-enabled devices are creating new challenges for tradition-bound courts...

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Information Will Be Free: Media, Groups Get Around Supreme Court's Rules

Cameras aren't allowed. There are no broadcasts. No one's supposed to leave the courtroom and then come back in. But word is getting out as the Supreme Court takes up the health care overhaul.
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Rachel Maddow: The Fresh Air Interview

The popular MSNBC host talks about her start in broadcasting, her life and her new book Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, in which she argues that America's national defense has become disconnected from public oversight.

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