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'The Guardian' Launches New Series Examining Online Abuse

A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.
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In Bangladesh, Editor OF LGBT Magazine Is Hacked To Death

The founder of a LGBT magazine was killed on Monday. His death is the latest in a string of murders of bloggers and activists in the country. Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Saad Hammadi.
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Las Vegas Columnist Quits After Ban On Writing About Adelson

Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith resigned after being told he could no longer write about two of the state's biggest players, including his paper's new owner, Sheldon Adelson.
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How A Media Metaphor Took Root In GOP Political Circles

For much of the primary season — especially early on when there were 17 candidates — the conventional wisdom relied on lane theory. That is candidates had to win their lane, such as party insider.
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'Saturday Night Live' Announces Plan To Cut Ads In Favor Of Branded Content

Saturday Night Live and NBC announced they will cut nearly 30 percent of ads and replace them with branded content. The network says it hopes this change will result in more sustained live viewership.
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Editor Of Bangladesh's Only LGBT Magazine Is Hacked To Death

The killings of gay rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend are the latest in a recent string of grisly attacks in the country.
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For Journalists In Russia, 'No One Really Knows What Is Allowed'

Media companies in Russia aren't sure how far they can go without risking government reprisals. But even in such an uncertain climate, many independent news outlets have resisted censoring themselves.
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Charter's Merger With Time Warner Cable Nears Regulatory Approval

The Justice Department has approved the massive cable deal and the FCC chairman has recommended approval, with conditions.
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Gannett Co. Offers To Buy Tribune Publishing, Owner Of Storied Newspapers

Gannett Co., owner of USA Today, is offering to buy Tribune Publishing in a deal valued at about $400 million. Tribune owns the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun and more.
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Gannett Makes A Bid For Tribune Publishing

Media giant Gannett, which owns USA Today and many local newspapers, announced Monday morning that it's trying to buy Tribune Publishing, owner of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

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