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Drawing Artistic Inspiration From C-SPAN's Talking Heads

Michael McCutcheon draws sketches of C-SPAN's morning guests and posts them on his website. The 73-year-old retiree says he isn't particularly interested in the guests, but simply does it to occupy his morning hours.
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Joe Weider, Fitness Icon And Mr. Olympia Creator, Dies At 93

Weider's publicist, Charlotte Parker, told The Associated Press that the bodybuilder, publisher and promoter died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
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Campus Newspapers

College newspapers have long kept students, faculty and staff in the know about what's happening on campus. Some have adapted quickly to the new media landscape, while others are still working out how to navigate shifting business models...

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HBO: Programming Could Be Sold Directly Through Internet Providers

The television network's CEO, Richard Plepler, says the company is mulling over a move that could end-run the cable companies.
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Not Doing So 'Boffo,' 'Daily Variety' Drops Print Edition

Showbiz info is everywhere now, making it harder to sustain Hollywood's slang-filled must-read as a daily print publication. The magazine printed its last daily this week but will continue online and in a weekly edition. Cultural historian Neil Gabler explains why this shift is significant.
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With Headline Bus Tour, 'New York Post' Takes Manhattan

The New York Post, with its brazen and sometimes hilarious, sometimes cruel and punishing headlines, is now promoting itself with a bus tour of Manhattan. It drives by spots where reporters covered the scandals, murders and sensations that make New York City such a competitive tabloid town.

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