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Katie Couric (right) and White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett, speaking, participate in a panel discussion following a May 16 screening of Couric's documentary Under the Gun at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for EPIX hide caption

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Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

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Longtime '60 Minutes' Correspondent Morley Safer Dies At 84

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ESPN Site 'The Undefeated' To Explore Intersection Of Sports And Race

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'New York Times Magazine' Profile Stirs Controversy Over Iran Nuclear Deal

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Facebook Denies Supressing Conservative News Stories

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Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

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The Las Vegas Review-Journal, the largest news organization in Nevada, underwent a secretive ownership change last year. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Las Vegas Columnist Quits After Ban On Writing About Adelson

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How A Media Metaphor Took Root In GOP Political Circles

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Gannett Co. Offers To Buy Tribune Publishing, Owner Of Storied Newspapers

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Gannett Makes A Bid For Tribune Publishing

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#NeverTrump Efforts Could Take Tips From 2011 Correspondents Dinner

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How Janice Min Transformed 'The Hollywood Reporter' Into A Glamorous Weekly

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What Is — Or Should Be — Media's Role In Donald Trump's Rise?

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