Tue December 11, 2012
The Two-Way

After 126 Years, 'The Sporting News' Stops The Presses

Originally published on Wed December 12, 2012 4:49 am

It's a story we in the news business have heard all too often lately.

After 126 years, The Sporting News, the wise old man of sports journalism, will cease publishing as of Jan. 1, 2013. Editor-In-Chief Garry Howard and publisher Jeff Price made the announcement in a letter to readers Tuesday.

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Mon December 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Royal Hoax: Nurse's Family 'Devastated,' Radio Hosts 'Shattered' By Her Death

Originally published on Mon December 10, 2012 10:40 am

Flowers and a note outside the apartments near King Edward VII Hospital in central London where Jacintha Saldanha and other nurses stayed.
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Fri December 7, 2012
The Two-Way

'Jet' Magazine Features Its First Gay Male Couple

Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 1:51 pm

Photo from Jet's wedding section.

Many African-Americans are buzzing about the latest edition of Jet magazine, which for the first time features a gay male couple in its popular section for wedding announcements.

The magazine's Dec. 10 issue display of Ravi Perry and Paris Prince, who held their wedding ceremony in their backyard in Worcester, Mass., is being praised by LGBT activists and some readers as a societal breakthrough given the magazine's reputation for reflecting traditional black cultural mores for 61 years.

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Fri December 7, 2012
The Two-Way

Nurse Who Transferred Prank Call About Pregnant Kate Middleton Is Found Dead

Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 1:11 pm

Two Police Officers stand guard in the early morning at the King Edward VII Private Hospital in London, England.
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A prank call by two Australian DJs pretending to be Queen Elizabeth has ended in tragedy this morning: The nurse who transferred the call that led to the divulging of information about a pregnant Kate Middleton was found dead in an apartment today.

The Guardian reports that the woman, Jacintha Saldanha, worked at the King Edward VII hospital, where Middleton was admitted, suffering from severe morning sickness.

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Fri December 7, 2012
The Two-Way

George Zimmerman Sues NBC, Says He's A Victim Of 'Yellow Journalism'

Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 9:17 am

George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, at a court hearing last June in Seminole County, Fla.
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