Takeouts: Oprah announces end of show, college basketball, Michelle Obama dolls

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Media Takeout: Oprah Winfrey’s production company announced an end date for her talk show: September 9, 2011, Winfrey will reportedly start her own cable channel. Brian Stelter, who writes the Media Decoder blog for The New York Times, tells us whether this apparent end is really just a new begininng.

Sports Takeout: Our own Ibrahim Abdul-Matin talks about a fundraising event that marks the traditional, unofficial start of college basketball season.

Arts Takeout: Takeaway correspondent Femi Oke reports on Michelle Obama’s new action figure. Read Femi’s blog, where you can find a video about the dolls.

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