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AP Apologizes For WWII-Era Firing Of Reporter

In 1945, the wire service's Edward Kennedy reported the news that Germany had surrendered. He defied military censors to do so. German authorities had reported the story and Kennedy saw no reason to wait. At the time, AP condemned his actions.
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Dan Rather: "Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News" (Rebroadcast)

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather defends his reputation and reflects on his 60 years as a reporter.

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Social Media and Loneliness

Americans are more digitally connected than ever before. But new research suggests loneliness is at an all-time high. Social media and emotional well-being.


NBC Will Stream The London Olympics Live — But Only To TV Subscribers

For the first time, American viewers of the Summer Olympics won't be limited by two words many sports fans loathe: "tape" and "delay." After years of saving the most popular events for prime time, NBC will also stream live video of the London Games, online and via mobile.

Parliament: News Corp.'s Murdoch Not Fit To Lead

Parliament issued a damning report about Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday, accusing him of misleading lawmakers about the phone hacking scandal. It also asserted that he is not fit to run his vast corporation.

News Corp. Contrite In Wake Of Scathing Report

The Murdochs find themselves bloodied at a time they are seeking to restore calm and show they still can assert control over the international corporation. And Tuesday's report concluding that News Corp. misled Parliament about the scale of phone hacking is not the final word. The likelihood of consequences in the U.S. hangs on the horizon.

Rupert Murdoch 'Not A Fit Person' To Lead A Major Company, Report Charges

There has been a "lack of effective corporate governance" at News Corp. and a culture of problems that "permeated from the top," a British Parliament committee concludes. It's scathing report follows the so-called hacking scandal in the U.K.

British Parliament Issues Phone-Hacking Report

A group of lawmakers investigating Britain's phone-hacking scandal have published a report on how the crisis was handled. The report could be detrimental to News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch and his son James. The investigation exposed cozy ties between media elites and politicians.