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This Week’s Headlines: Media Shield Laws, Gifts for Journalists

From lawsuits to local TV stations, this week has brought several big stories in the publishing and journalism worlds. Pretty heavy stuff so on the lighter side, we’ve also included a gift guide for journalists and word nerds.

About Susan Johnston

Susan Johnston is a Boston-based freelance writer whose work appears in Bankrate.com, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, MediaBistro.com, Parade Magazine, and SELF, among other places. She is the author of The Urban Muse Guide to Online Writing Markets and blogs at The Urban Muse.

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