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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: An Addiction to War, The United States of Texas, and Hilariously Awful Election Ads

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The Takeaway explores the new film by Sebastian Junger, the ways Texas is transforming America, and we made some pretty funny fake election ads.

All Things Considered

Friction At First Look Media Spills Into Public View

Monday, November 03, 2014

Internal tension at the digital journalism outfit First Look spilled into public view this week. As First Look itself reported, a spat between journalists and the company's billionaire founder ended with the departure of one of its most prominent employees, writer Matt Taibbi.

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Morning Edition

'Car Talk' Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies At 77

Monday, November 03, 2014

As half of the wisecracking NPR radio show, Tom Magliozzi made us laugh at our car problems. He and his brother, Ray, also taught us how things work.

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All Things Considered

Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77

Monday, November 03, 2014

Tom Magliozzi bantered weekly with his brother on the public radio show. They joked and sometimes even gave good advice to listeners with car troubles. Tom Magliozzi was 77 years old.

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HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' May Be The Best Depiction Of Marriage On TV

Monday, November 03, 2014

HBO's miniseries, starring Frances McDormand as a sharp-tongued wife, concludes tonight. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans calls it an unsparing, detailed look at the most quietly troubled marriage on TV.

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AP: No-Fly Zone In Ferguson Meant To Keep Media Out

Sunday, November 02, 2014

During the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., this August, police requested a no-fly zone in the area. Audio recordings show those restrictions were aimed at news helicopters, The Associated Press reports.

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All Things Considered

'Immigrant Magazine' Gives Voice To A Range Of Communities

Sunday, November 02, 2014

When Pamela Anchang moved to the United States from Cameroon, she didn't see stories like hers in the media. So she founded Immigrant Magazine to feature stories from various immigrant communities.

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On The Media

The Unseen World of Content Moderation

Friday, October 31, 2014

Brooke speaks with WIRED contributor Adrien Chen about the unsung workers who keep horrible images out of your feed.

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On The Media

Rocky Mountain Heist

Friday, October 31, 2014

Bob talks with an unlikely star in Rocky Mountain Heist, Citizens United's latest "documentary."

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Morning Edition

In An Online, On-Demand Age, TV Reruns Are Redefined

Friday, October 31, 2014

FX's new digital platform, Simpsons World features all 25 years of episodes from The Simpsons. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's also among several sites that are revitalizing the TV rerun.

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On The Media

Behind The Curtain

Friday, October 31, 2014

The corrosive influence of money in politics post Citizens United, and the dark task of online content moderation.

All Things Considered

Allegations Emerge Against Fired CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Canadian actress has put her name to allegations of forcible sex, joining more than a half dozen others who have anonymously told the Toronto Star that they were assaulted by recently-fired CBC host Jian Ghomeshi.

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Can Shows Like 'The McCarthys' Replace CBS' 'Thursday Night Football'?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tonight marks the return of scripted programming on CBS after seven weeks of Thursday Night Football, including a new show, The McCarthys, that should have been left in the locker room.

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The Takeaway

The FCC Vote That May Change The Web

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Two upcoming FCC actions could fundamentally alter the future and structure of the Internet. One former FCC commissioner explains what you need to know.

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The Takeaway

Hey Baby: Turning the Table on Catcallers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A viral video has highlighted the pervasive problem of street harassment. The activist behind the video explains how her organization is combatting the problem on a global scale.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Internet Inequality, Combating Catcalling, and Lobbying Lawyers

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Takeaway explores the FCC and net neutrality, a viral video about street harassment, and the influence of lobbyists on state attorneys general. 

All Things Considered

At Ben Bradlee's Funeral, Mourners Mark More Than His Life

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

At Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral on Wednesday, friends, family and former colleagues paid tribute to Benjamin C. Bradlee, the late executive editor of The Washington Post.

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Morning Edition

Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.

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Morning Edition

Start World Series Games Earlier; Let Us Sleep

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Commentator Frank Deford says the Fall Classic could boost its sagging ratings by scheduling games early enough for people in the Eastern and Central Time Zones to see the end.

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Marvel Studios To Diversify Its Movies

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.

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