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Public Apology: The 'Mea Culpa' Matching Game

When a public figure such as Rush Limbaugh makes a mistake, the public wants an apology. Of course, there's more than one way to finesse that message. Play NPR's Matching Game to see how some famous folks issued a mea culpa after they stumbled.
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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: Political Change-Makers

Daily Beast and Newsweek editor Tina Brown highlights a book and an article on two titanic individuals at the center of political change: Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin and pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar.
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Rush To Judgment: Advertisers Flee Limbaugh's Show

Advertisers and conservative commentators have denounced the undisputed king of political radio talk in the wake of sexually charged comments he made about a Georgetown law student. It is far from Limbaugh's first such episode, but two things make this incident stand out: the nature of the target and the timing of his comments.
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SuperPAC Ads Fill Airwaves On Eve Of Super Tuesday

The candidates are spending modestly, but the superPACs are out in full force in Ohio and elsewhere. They've already shelled out $12 million for ads — most of them negative — in Super Tuesday states.
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Limbaugh Apology Doesn't Slow Controversy

Days after apologizing for his comments about a Georgetown University law student, Rush Limbaugh was back on the air Monday afternoon. He lost several advertising sponsors and upset Republican officials with his very personal attack on the student who had spoken out for insurance coverage of contraception.
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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.

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