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In Kenya, Political Puppets Give Voice To Satire

One TV show is trying to break down Kenyan politicians' stature ahead of Monday's elections. It uses caricatures to prod for answers and expose corruption. "The XYZ Show has always been trying to show the politicians for who they are," one writer says.
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Does President Obama Know When To Say When?

From The View to the Oscars, Barack and Michelle Obama's regular appearances on talk shows and at sports events raise the question of whether even a president can become overexposed.
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Media Circus: Ah, The President's Mean

The White House-Woodward spat is part of a longer story about the professional life of one of America's most famous journalists.
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The Meaning Of 'Regret': Journalist Bob Woodward, White House Disagree

The veteran Washington Post reporter says a White House aide threatened him over a story about President Obama's role in sequestration.
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The Media Frenzy Surrounding Oscar Pistorius

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in their Pretoria home. The trial has set off a media frenzy and the coverage varies widely around the globe and in sports publications.
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Despite Dark Themes, A Big Oscar Bounce

At the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night, there'll be lots of talk about excellence — the movie industry honoring its own. But as NPR's Bob Mondello notes, there has always been another side to the Oscars: money.
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CNBC Adopts Tougher Tactic In Booking Wars

CNBC is far and away the ratings leader in the financial cable news business — and its executives, producers and reporters are working hard to keep it that way. They're telling some guests they can't appear on rival channels amid breaking news.

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