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Revolving Door: Bloomberg TV, the ‘NYTimes’ and Buzzfeed, ‘Elle Accessories’

Here’s Bloomberg TV‘s new lineup. [via TVNewser]

Don Lemon is outraged at Tucker Carlson over his defense of The Daily Caller‘s Neil Munro. Munro interrupted President Obama during a press conference on Friday where the President was announcing a new policy that would limit deportations for adults younger than age 30. Video below. [h/t Mediaite]

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News From the Political World Supports the Study We Wrote About This Morning

In an effort to prove the Weber Shandwick study we wrote about this morning, there have been rude happenings today in the political world.

First, let’s go to Michigan, where  the word “vagina” caused a firestorm. Because that’s what vaginas do?

State Representative Lisa Brown (left) spoke to the Michigan House of Representatives in opposition to an anti-abortion law that would make all abortions illegal, including those where the life of the mother is in danger. Jezebel has some footage from the proceedings, which included a lot of gavel-banging.

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‘The Daily Caller’ Has Launched a Gun Giveaway

Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller will be giving away a gun every week until Election Day (November 6), an abhorrent promotional stunt to increase subscribers and, no doubt, drum up some attention.

The website is giving away a FMK9C1, which comes in three colors, is engraved with the Bill of Rights, and, of course, was made in America. That works out to 25 guns.

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Are Clients Getting More Demanding With Media Outlets?

Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com

A couple of weeks ago, we said that making outsized requests to reporters about the stories they’re working on is a bad idea after a film company’s grumble about the tone of a Moviefone story turned into an AOL dustup. After reading a few recent stories, it looks like big demands are becoming more common.

During his mea culpa for pitching a fit at the GMA studios, Chris Brown said that it’s normal for he and his team to submit talking points to a potential interviewer. If the interviewer doesn’t agree with the talking points, Brown will take a pass. (In that case, GMA said it received no talking points.)

This week, demands from both Sarah Palin and Britney Spears have turned into stories. Do we smell a trend?

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