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For UK Phone-Hacking Case, An End In Acquittal And Conviction

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murodoch's newspaper empire in Britain, has been acquitted of phone hacking and other criminal charges. But Andrew Coulson, former editor of a Murdoch-owned tabloid and one-time chief spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron, was convicted. The verdicts comprise the latest development in a scandal that has touched the heights of British media and politics.
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1 Editor Cleared, 1 Found Guilty In U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial

Former News of the World editor Andrew Coulson was found guilty Tuesday, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a trial centering on illegal activity in the Murdoch newspaper empire.
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U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial: Brooks Cleared, Coulson Found Guilty

Former media executive Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all misconduct in a headline-grabbing trial revolving around tycoon Rupert Murdoch's British media empire.
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Meanstruation: HelloFlo's Mother-Daughter War Is Funny, And Sad

The company's popular new ad for "period starter kits" has lightened the mood on a difficult subject, but NPR's Laurel Dalrymple thinks tween angst is hard enough without petty family battles.
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Supreme Court Rulings on TV Viewing and Cell Phone Searches

The Supreme Court ruled today on two technology cases, handing a victory to TV broadcasters and cable companies and a defeat to police who want to search cell phones without a warrant. Kojo explores the twin decisions.

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O.J. And Oscar Trials: A 'Combination Of Celebrity, Wealth And Murder'

O.J. Simpson's Ford Bronco was chased by police 20 years ago, marking the start of what was dubbed the "trial of the century." But how does its coverage compare with the Oscar Pistorius trial?
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Democrats Unveil A Bill To Ban Internet Fast Lanes

Lawmakers are stepping into the ongoing tussle over whether companies should have to pay more for faster Internet service to consumer homes.
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Q&A: Nintendo President Says Don't Count Out Mario

The once-powerful name in gaming has been relegated to third-place status in recent years. Nintendo of America chief Reggie Fils-Aime says Mario and other franchises are key to the company's future.
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Ex-'Times' Editor Jill Abramson To Teach At Harvard

The former executive editor of The New York Times, whose sudden dismissal sent shock waves through the media world, will teach undergraduate courses on narrative nonfiction.
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To Defeat A Goliath, David Brat Got Help In Conservative Media

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik looks at the role that conservative media may have played in the upset defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in his Republican primary.

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