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Pravda on the checkout line

"It’s easy to imagine that tabloids don’t matter; the Enquirer is a relatively small voice in the media kingdom, with a weekly circulation of only 342,071, down from the 5.9 million it commanded in the 1970s. But that misses the importance of the constant cultural background noise it adds to American life."

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Guardian U.S. CEO Eamonn Store exits

The Guardian has been hemorrhaging money in recent years. Store will be replaced by Evelyn Webster of Time Inc.

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CNN vs. Trump

"A week before the inauguration, CNN is at war with an incoming president, not necessarily for what it reported but for what its reporting unleashed."

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CNN defends Trump-Russia scoop

"If you were wondering how CNN would proceed after being trashed by President-elect Donald Trump and his advisors this week, the first 15 minutes of tonight’s AC360 should make it very clear."

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BBC sets up team to debunk fake news

“'The BBC can’t edit the internet, but we won’t stand aside either,' Harding said. 'We will fact check the most popular outliers on Facebook, Instagram and other social media.'"

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Rudy Giuliani: Trump is trying to restore "a free press"

"'It is refreshing and it is very good for our democracy that we have a president that is trying to get us back to a free press,' Giuliani said while discussing the president-elect’s handling of the media during his first news conference in 167 days."

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Journalists demand leniency for general who leaked hacking news

"Cartwright, 67, requested probation, and included letters seeking to help him avoid prison from two journalists whose interviews formed the basis of charges, from the former executive editor of The Washington Post, and from a bipartisan group of current and former senior government officials, members of Congress and military leaders."

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Wall Street Journal settles libel lawsuit

"The Wall Street Journal said Thursday a libel lawsuit brought by billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson against one of its reporters has been settled. The suit stemmed from a 2012 article that described Mr. Adelson as 'foul-mouthed.'"

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