The Media Frenzy Surrounding Oscar Pistorius

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Despite its dark themes (slavery and the Civil War are hardly feel-good topics), Lincoln, like other Oscar nominees, has done very well at the box office. Disney has spent about $10 million campaigning for the best-picture prize, hoping for a payoff down the line. DreamWorks hide caption

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Despite Dark Themes, A Big Oscar Bounce

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Morning rush hour commuters pass by a CNBC crew in front of the New York Stock Exchange in September 2006. The channel has adopted a policy that prohibits guests from appearing on rival channels amid breaking news. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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CNBC Adopts Tougher Tactic In Booking Wars

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The Duchess of Cambridge receives a bouquet of flowers, as she leaves after a visit to Hope House in London on Tuesday. The former Kate Middleton appeared unaffected by the controversy surrounding remarks made by author Hilary Mantel. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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'Reader's Digest' Fails To 'Adapt To Internet Speed'

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Reader's Digest's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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People read newspaper headlines in Athens. In 2009, there were 39 national dailies, 23 national Sunday papers, 14 national weekly papers and dozens of TV and radio stations for a population of 11 million. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Greece's Economic Crisis Reveals Fault Lines In The Media

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Electric Car Review Dust-Up May Put Brakes On Tesla Profits

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An NBC store is seen through a window reflecting Rockefeller Center in New York City. Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, has owned 51 percent of NBCUniversal since 2011. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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