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Shawn McCreesh / New York Magazine:
A look at the differences between newspaper strikes before the internet and nowadays, NYT Guild member factions, and what management has and hasn't offered
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Sources: Brad Pitt sells a 60% stake in Plan B Entertainment to French conglomerate Mediawan, valuing his production company in the low hundreds of millions
Asif Shahzad / Reuters:
After prominent Pakistani TV journalist Arshad Sharif was shot dead in Nairobi, a fact-finding team sent by Pakistan concluded the killing was a targeted murder
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