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New Magazine Takes A Grown-Up Look At Adoption

The complex and interconnected topics of adoption, race, and culture will form the backbone of a new online magazine that is starting this week. Gazillion Voices was begun with those goals in mind, says Kevin Vollmers, who created the magazine as an extension of his blog.
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PBS Names Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff Co-Anchors Of 'NewsHour'

This marks the first time the network has had a female co-anchor team. Jim Lehrer stepped down in June of 2011.
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Bezos Can Help 'Post' Disrupt Other Businesses, Editor Says

"We're a business that has been disrupted," says Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron. "I think it'll be nice to have somebody who knows how to disrupt other people and other businesses." Jeff Bezos, Baron tells Here & Now, could be that person.
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Catherine Steiner-Adair: "The Big Disconnect"

Studies show that kids ages 8 to 18 are spending more time on their electronic devices than on any other activity. In a new book, Harvard psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair says technology and media are putting children at risk at every stage of development.

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Will 'The New York Times' Be Next To Be Sold?

The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has renewed speculation that the Times might also soon go on the auction block. Could New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be a potential buyer?
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Bezos Tells 'Post' Employees He Shares Paper's Values

The world of newspapers was rocked Monday by news that Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, is buying The Washington Post for $250 million. Bezos' purchase of the paper will bring to an end its association with the Graham family, which bought the Post in 1933.
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Jeff Bezos To Buy 'Washington Post' From Graham Family

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and its sister papers. The Graham family, which controlled the Post for eight decades, is selling the flagship paper.
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In Bezos' Purchase Of 'Post', Tech And Media Keep Melding

Jeff Bezos, a tech titan and Amazon founder, purchased a venerable newspaper, The Washington Post. Another tech titan's recent purchase of a magazine — The New Republic — may offer some insight about the path forward.
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The Washington Post: Sold

Late Monday, The Washington Post Co. announced it will sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos. We explore how the change will affect the local and national media environment.

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The Sale Of The Washington Post And The Future Of Print Journalism

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post. He’s keeping the paper’s current leadership for now, but promises changes ahead. Diane and guests discuss a new era for print journalism.

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