Media Digest (3/1/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NY Times, FT

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China's PMI slips to a slow 50.1 in February, a signal of slacking demand for manufactured goods. (Reuters)

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) fires its CEO after poor financial performance. (Reuters)

Americans added to household debt last year for the first time since the recession. (WSJ)

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) ends discussions with its founder about a possible buyout. (WSJ)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) executives must own stock worth three times their base salaries. (WSJ)

Sales of the Barnes & Noble Inc.'s (NYSE: BKS) Nook fall sharply. (WSJ)

Investors criticize the pay package of Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) CEO Bob Iger, along with the fact that he is both chairman and chief executive officer. (WSJ)

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) buys digital-advertising service Atlas from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). (WSJ)

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) cuts workers who are part of the 787 Dreamliner program as sales stop because of problems with the plane. (WSJ)

Carl Icahn gets too two seats on the Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) board. (NYT)

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) annual shareholder letter may indicate what he plans to do with the company's $48 billion in cash. (FT)

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