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The Media Frenzy Surrounding Oscar Pistorius

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in their Pretoria home. The trial has set off a media frenzy and the coverage varies widely around the globe and in sports publications.
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Despite Dark Themes, A Big Oscar Bounce

At the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night, there'll be lots of talk about excellence — the movie industry honoring its own. But as NPR's Bob Mondello notes, there has always been another side to the Oscars: money.
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CNBC Adopts Tougher Tactic In Booking Wars

CNBC is far and away the ratings leader in the financial cable news business — and its executives, producers and reporters are working hard to keep it that way. They're telling some guests they can't appear on rival channels amid breaking news.
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New York Times Co. To Sell 'Boston Globe'

The company said it wanted to focus on The New York Times — its flagship newspaper. The Times bought the Globe for a record $1.1 billion in 1993.
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New York Times Plans To Sell 'Boston Globe'

The New York Times Co. announced Wednesday that it plans to sell The Boston Globe and its related properties.

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