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Argentina's Media Monopoly Crackdown

Argentina's top court has confirmed a law to stop anyone owning too much of the media. Is it a crackdown on free speech or big media monopolies?

Argentina's top court has just confirmed a law to stop anyone owning too much of the media. Is this a crackdown on free speech or big media monopolies?

We go to the Congo to hear about plans for a new mega-dam that could light up homes across the continent. Plus, Facebook is said to be talking about a bid for the troubled tech firm Blackberry - they could call it Black Book or Face Berry perhaps- but could such a mix work?

And what if you'd bought some Bitcoins, forgot about them - then four years later realised they had made a fortune? We speak to the Norwegian student Kristoffer Koch who did just that. Luckily for him he remembered his Bitcoin password.

We are joined throughout by Alex Frangos of the WSJ in Hong Kong and Chris Ashworth of the software company Figure 53 in Baltimore, who got his employees to vote on what their own salaries should be.

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