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Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton made better use of TV time during her convention, but Donald Trump's post-RNC boost suggests that might not matter
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Kyle Pope named editor and publisher of Columbia Journalism Review, starting in September
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Legal battle to determine Sumner Redstone's mental ability to make decisions about his media empire is set for trial in October
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