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Yesterday's closing arguments at the Scooter Libby trial offered contrasting views of the evidence. "If Tim Russert were run over by a bus and had gone to the great news desk in the sky, you can still find plenty of evidence that the defendant lied."[NYT]. Plus, has Libby taken the bullet for the White House?

Staff at the BBC take a last stand against a plan to include advertising on its website. "[It's] unthinkable...that the BBC Trust will allow the website's integrity and reputation to be compromised." [Guardian]

A shifting of government anti-trust laws may help ease the merger of Sirius and XM Satellite. [NYT]

Barack Obama made his Hollywood debut last night, raising 1.3million dollars [Pop Matters]. It was an entrance "unmatched since Scarlett O'Hara swept into the Twelve Oaks barbecue", says MoDo.

ABC has a photo slide show of Bob Woodruff's recovery from injuries sustained in Iraq last year. [ABC]

Anatomy of a spin-off. ABC reportedly has Grey's Anatomy spin-off in works [WSJ]

Pass the Hemlock. It's official, Helen Thomas to lose front row seat in the White House Press Room [Politico]

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