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Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas broke barriers and became a White House fixture, but her famous bluntness caused her downfall in the end. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Leaves An Outspoken Legacy

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Outrage Over Boston Bombing Suspect On 'Rolling Stone' Cover

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Jenny McCarthy, a regular guest host on The View, has been selected as a permanent co-host beginning in September. The appointment has sparked controversy because of McCarthy's anti-vaccination advocacy. Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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Cable News Coverage Of Zimmerman Trial Widely Criticized

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Fox News Reporter James Rosen Caught Up In Federal Probe

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Media Covers Itself In Privacy Debacles

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Protesters demonstrate in downtown Orlando, Fla., on May 1, 2006. Most news outlets have long abandoned the use of the term "illegals." Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Newsrooms, Some Immigration Terms Are Going Out Of Style

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