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Manassas Daily 'News & Messenger' Shuts Down

Manassas, Va. is about to lose its daily newspaper that's been in publication for more than 140 years.

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Mark Thompson Takes Over At New York Times Co.

This week marks the start of Mark Thompson's tenure as the new chief executive officer at the New York Times Co. It is facing financial head-winds, and is hoping Thompson can recapture some of the success he enjoyed in leading the BBC. But there's concern within the Times that its new leader has been tainted by scandals at his old employer.
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Baron Named Executive Editor At 'Washington Post'

Martin Baron of the Boston Globe has been named the new executive editor of The Washington Post. He replaces Marcus Brauchli who came to the Post in 2008 from The Wall Street Journal.
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'Washington Post' Editor Steps Down; 'Boston Globe' Editor To Fill Job

Marcus Brauchli has been the Post's top editor since 2008. He'll stay with the company, focusing on new media opportunities. Martin Baron leaves Boston to join the Post on Jan. 2.
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Washington Post Ombudsman Patrick Pexton

We chat with Washington Post ombudsman Patrick Pexton about the role such positions play in the modern media landscape.

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Crisis At BBC Spreads As Two News Execs Step Aside

The moves come just days after the BBC's director-general resigned over a news program that wrongly accused a former lawmaker of child abuse. The scandal, which follows another one involving a late BBC star who's been revealed to be a pedophile, has raised big questions about journalistic standards in the modern age.
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Conservative Media Caught in the Blame Game

Some Republicans say Romney's loss is partly the fault of conservative media that kept overstating the candidate's real strength.

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