Oprah Winfrey, shown during a visit to Sydney in December, is set to launch OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, on Jan. 1. Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images hide caption

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During his Rally To Restore Sanity in October, comedian Jon Stewart told the crowd on the National Mall, "The press can hold its magnifying glass up to our problems." Or, he added, "they can use that magnifying glass to light ants on fire." Paul Morigi/WireImage hide caption

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