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Online Ads: Spreading Your Message, On A Budget

Most of the videos in the presidential campaign so far have been seen, and distributed, online. They're cheaper for the candidates to produce, and often get picked up by news outlets anyway.
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Coverage Of OWS Protests Puts Site In Tough Spot

One company is benefiting from the Occupy Wall Street movement: Livestream.com. The site has attracted 11 million unique viewers to the 80 or so Occupy-themed channels set up by organizers to broadcast raw footage of protests from around the world. But it made for an uncomfortable fit between advertisers and the Occupy audience.
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How Hugh Grant Wants To Make You Rethink Tabloid Culture

Hugh Grant's testimony yesterday related to an investigation of phone hacking by journalists spotlighted another step along an interesting path.
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Hugh Grant Accuses Tabloid Of Hacking His Phone

Actor Hugh Grant has told a British judge that he was the victim of hacking by a tabloid not owned by Rupert Murdoch. He, in effect, blamed the entire tabloid industry in Britain for invasions of his privacy.
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A Look At The 'First Live Magazine'

Robert Siegel talks to Douglas McGray editor of Pop-Up Magazine. Pop-Up Magazine calls itself "the world's first live magazine." It's a presentation for stage, screen and live audience. There's no mailing and no online component. An issue exists for one night, in one place.
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How Networks Are Filling Airtime Without The NBA

It's looking more and more likely that the NBA won't have a season this year. NPR's Elizabeth Blair reports the TV networks have been playing extra episodes of CSI: NY and extended editions of Sports Center for now.
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Looking Up Words In A Book Not So Strange Yet

"Smoot" is one of 10,000 new words featured in the fifth edition of The American Heritage Dictionary, out this month. In an era when every definition is just a click away, why publish an enormous book of words? For the answer, host Audie Cornish turns to the dictionary's executive editor, Steve Kleinedler.

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