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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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Journalist Haynes Johnson Dead At 81

Journalist Haynes Johnson, who helped redefine political news reporting in Washington, has died at 81.

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Print Media Thrives In Myanmar Where Internet Is Limited

Although print media is often seen as past its prime in the U.S. and Europe, in many Asian countries such as China and India newspapers are thriving and expanding. One example is Myanmar, also known as Burma, where only 1 percent of the people have access to the Internet, and private daily newspapers are rushing into print after decades of being banned.
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News Corp. Board Approves Company Split

The plan, first announced last year, would break up the company's publishing and entertainment arms, and satisfy investors who are put off by the slow growth of its newspapers.

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