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Former NYT Reporter: I Felt Obligated To Tell The CIA's Side Of The Torture Story Even Though I Thought It Was False — It's a cherished tradition of American journalism: Tell both sides of a story. But that obligation -- to represent sometimes conflicting views of an event -- led to some false reporting in the New York Times.

The CIA's Big Sell: How The Agency Convinced The Press Its Brutal Interrogation Methods Were Working — The Central Intelligence Agency misled journalists from top U.S. news organizations such as the New York Times, NBC News and the author of the book "The CIA at War" to convince the public its brutal interrogation tactics were working, according to a Senate investigation released Tuesday.

Cyber Monday, Relic Of The Pre-Tablet Age, Is Still A Thing, Apparently — Rumors of the death of Cyber Monday have been greatly exaggerated, or at least floated prematurely. The Monday after Thanksgiving appears to be retaining its crown as the biggest e-commerce shopping day of the year, despite the overwhelming shift from PCs to mobile phones and tablets.

Why Chinese Internet Giants Tencent And Alibaba Are Battling For Hollywood Content — Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. -- two Chinese Internet giants -- compete on many fronts, from social media to mobile payments. Their latest and perhaps most interesting theater of conflict is the battle to offer U.S. film and TV content to the public in mainland China.

Did Twitter And Odell Beckham Jr.'s Circus Catch Help NBC's Sunday Night Football Win The Ratings Last Night? — NBC's Sunday Night Football has been on a losing streak against AMC's "The Walking Dead" among the 18-49 demographic that matters to advertisers. But that ended last night with a big-market matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.

Outfront Media Inc. (NYSE: OUT) CEO: Billboards Will Soon Track Smart Phones And Send You Messages — The $1.5 billion company once known as CBS Outdoor got a new name, Outfront Media, and started trading today under ticker symbol NYSE: OUT on the New York Stock Exchange. It's the latest moves for one of the world's largest outdoor advertising businesses -- spun off from CBS earlier this year.

Bono: 100 Million iTunes Users Listened To At Least One Track On 'Songs Of Innocence' — Dublin -- There's a fine line between giving something away and foisting it on the unsuspecting. That's what U2 found out when millions of Apple users woke up on a Tuesday in September and found the band's latest, "Songs of Innocence", downloaded into their iTunes accounts.

Entrepreneurs Say Ireland's Tech Economy Will Survive End Of 'Double Irish' Tax Loophole — Dublin -- "Double Irish?" No thanks, say the entrepreneurs and geeks gathered in Dublin for the annual Web Summit. Global tech giants have been moving jobs and cycling profits through Ireland for decades, taking advantage of a low, flat tax rate and an educated, English-speaking population to turn Ireland into the so-called "Celtic Tiger" that boasts offices of 1,100 multinational tech companies, including the likes of Google, Apple, Facebook, Intel and Twitter.

World Series Game 7 Could Save Fox Broadcasting From Lowest-Rated Series In History — Call it a comeback. Not just by the Kansas City Royals, which forced a 7th and deciding game for the World Series Wednesday night, but also for the Fox Broadcasting Network, which was facing what could be the lowest-rated series in TV history.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Courts China By Giving Public Interview, In Mandarin — Facebook has been banned in China since 2009, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is determined to make inroads in the country with the world's largest Internet population. On Monday, Zuckerberg was appointed to the board of the prestigious Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. And on Wednesday he did a 30-minute public Q&A entirely in Mandarin.
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Dec 17, 2014

RT @IBTimes: Syrian Electronic Army is claiming responsibility for a hack of our website. Updates to follow.

Dec 17, 2014

All of this would be an interesting study in box office dynamics if The Interview wasn't such a bad movie

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