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Leader Of U.S. Movie-Pirating Group Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

A man who admitted to being the leader of the IMAGiNE Group, which released unauthorized versions of theatrical films online, has been sentenced to serve 60 months in prison — reportedly a record for an American web piracy sentence.
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NPR's Michele Norris Returning As Host/Special Correspondent

The former host of All Things Considered has been charged with producing "signature profiles of leaders in politics, pop culture, business and other fields." Meanwhile, Audie Cornish is now a permanent host of All Things Considered and Rachel Martin is host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
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Oprah's Network Sees 10 Straight Months Of Growth

January marks Oprah Winfrey Network's second year anniversary. After numerous delays and setbacks, OWN launched in 2011, replacing Discovery Health Channel. Although the cable channel is posting ratings gains, some wonder just how well it is doing.
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Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV

The acquisition gives Al-Jazeera, which is financed by the Qatari government, access to an American TV audience. The new channel, Al-Jazeera America, will be based in New York.
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Andrew Sullivan's 'The Dish' Is Leaving 'The Daily Beast,' Going Solo Again

The widely read political blog, which began as in independent forum for Sullivan's voice, is going to try charging for its content. "Getting readers to pay a small amount for content," Sullivan writes, is "the only truly solid future for online journalism."
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N.Y. News Outlet That Posted Names Of Gun Owners Hires Armed Guards

After The Journal News posted a database showing the names and addresses of individuals with gun permits in three suburban New York counties, it came under intense criticism.
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Headlines That Got More Attention Than They Deserved

Morning Edition commentator John Ridley shares some of his top "non-troversies" of the year. All those news stories that seemed so important at the time but that now make you say "really?"
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Journalists Thrust Into Heart Of Gun Story

Coverage of the gun control story has become hypercharged since the shootings in Newtown, Conn. Even journalists such as David Gregory and Piers Morgan have become part of the story.

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