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In Viacom Shakeup, Sumner Redstone Replaces 5 Board Members

On Thursday, Sumner Redstone's National Amusements Inc., moved to seize control of Viacom from its chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman. Dauman and four other directors were removed from Viacom's board and replaced with prominent corporate figures.
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Private Equity Firm Buys 'Ebony' And 'Jet' Magazines

Ebony and Jet were once recognized worldwide as chroniclers of the black American experience — especially black achievement. Johnson Publishing is selling the magazines to black venture capitalists.
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Don't Say Their Name: Media Struggles With Reporting On Orlando Gunman

Does naming a mass killer provide him or her with notoriety? Does this notoriety in turn inspire other acts of violence? Zeynep Tufekci, who teaches technology and sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, thinks it does. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with her about how the media should report on mass murders, as the industry grapples with how to report on the Orlando attacker.
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'Washington Post' Banned From Events By Trump Campaign

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Monday that he was revoking press credentials for The Washington Post — upset with the major newspaper's coverage of his campaign.
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Donald Trump Bans 'Washington Post' From Campaign Events

The action is the latest in a string of moves Trump's campaign has made in denying credentials to news outlets that, in the mind of the billionaire businessman, have not treated him fairly.
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CNN Anchor Jake Tapper Criticizes Media Coverage Of Presidential Race

In this distinctive campaign season, CNN news anchor Jake Tapper sees the need to be more direct than ever in calling balls and strikes for viewers. NPR looks at an anchor trying to keep up with an unprecedented race.
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Write An Essay To Win A Local Newspaper

Newspaper for sale! Host Linda Wertheimer talks to Ross Connelly, owner of the Hardwick Gazette in Vermont. After 30 years, he's retiring and holding an essay contest to find a new publisher.
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Gawker Files For Bankruptcy As It Faces $140 Million Judgment

On Friday, a judge ruled that a $140 million judgment against Gawker Media will stand. After that, the company announced that it has filed for bankruptcy and will be put up for auction.
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Gawker Files For Bankruptcy As It Faces $140 Million Court Penalty

In addition to its eponymous website, Gawker Media operates several other popular sites, including Deadspin, Jezebel and Gizmodo. The company will be sold to Ziff Davis.
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On Muhammad Ali's Complicated Contradictions, And How He Changed Boxing

"Ali was a black man who was not concerned with what white America thought of him."

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