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Several News Organizations Rebuff Holder Meetings

Attorney General Eric Holder has invited news organizations to a meeting, held on background, to discuss the Justice Department's dealings with journalists. Several news organizations have declined to attend. Relations between Holder and journalists have been tense since revelations of DOJ leak investigations that have included broad subpoenas for journalists' emails and phone records. Robert Siegel speaks with NPR's David Folkenflik.
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'Chicago Sun-Times' Fires Its Photographers

The newspaper will rely on freelancers, wire services and reporters equipped with cameras. Add photographers to a growing list of those in the newspaper industry who are seeing their jobs disappear.
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Why Shield Laws Don't Always Help Media's Position

The controversy over the Justice Department's subpoenas for reporter records from AP and Fox shows no signs of waning. President Obama has directed the attorney general to review Watergate-era guidelines and meet with news organizations.
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Two Newspapers Battle It Out For The New Orleans Market

Residents were outraged when The Times-Picayune cut its paper-and-ink edition to three days a week to focus on its website. Now the paper is facing a new competitor for the local media market — one based 80 miles away.
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Larry King Signs Up With The Russians

The long-time TV and radio host, who left CNN in December 2010, will be on RT — an English-language Russian TV channel. King, 79, says he'll be talking about politics with "some of the most influential people in Washington and around the country."
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Fox Disputes Justice Department's Stand On Subpoena

The Justice Department is at a standoff with Fox News over whether it informed the cable channel and its parent company News Corp. of a wide-ranging subpoena for a Fox reporter's phone records. Fox said it was taken by surprise. But the Justice Department said it told News Corp. by email, fax and certified letter of the subpoena — and told reporter James Rosen directly.
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Tragic Result: Sniper Tries To Help Troubled Veteran

Chris Kyle was one of the deadliest American military snipers in history. In February, the former Navy SEAL was shot and killed — not on the battlefield, but on the homefront at the hands of a fellow veteran. David Greene talks to Nicholas Schmidle, who reports in the latest issue of The New Yorker magazine how these two men and their invisible scars of war intersected tragically.

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