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Charlotte Klein / Vanity Fair:
Some US journalists question whether showing more graphic footage would force the public and political leaders to fully confront America's gun violence epidemic
BBC Media Centre:
The BBC details its budget cuts: laying off up to 1,000 people over the next few years, merging World into News, making CBBC and BBC 4 online-only, and more
Karen Hao / Wall Street Journal:
Report: China's state media regularly appears in US top results on Google, Bing, and YouTube about the country's human-rights record and the origins of COVID-19
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