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Thanks to Steve Jobs, it's way more likely that you learned about his death from a smartphone than a newspaper, but editors all over the world paid tribute to Jobs's impact with impressive, often sentimental, front pages.

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If you aren't sure what panegyric, immiscible or Manichaean mean (or if they're even really English), fear not! Turns out nobody else does either. These literary head-scratchers are among the 50 most obscure words used by the New York Times this year.

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The fruits of today's The Sun hack are starting to dangle down: LulzSec (out of retirement?) and Anon are tweeting logins of some serious British media brass. Foremost? Rebekah Brooks, the epicentre of England's voicemail hacking scandal. Update: phone numbers!

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As delightful as it's been to watch Rupert Murdoch's British fiefdom slowly drown in a foul swamp of wickedness and criminality, it's worth remembering that all good reporters are amoral monsters and that without a lot of highly questionable behaviour on the part of sordid hacks around the world, we wouldn't know half the things we need to know.