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On The Media

Nothing But The Truth

Friday, October 03, 2014

The splintering image of the Secret Service, why rumors are more interesting than fact, and an atheist tome for kids.

On The Media

Riding the Rumor

Friday, October 03, 2014

A longtime chronicler of media misinformation creates a real-time rumor tracker called Emergent.info. 

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On The Media

The Splintering Image of the Secret Service

Friday, October 03, 2014

In light of the revelations of major security lapses at the White House, Brooke examines the crumbling image of the Secret Service.

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All Things Considered

Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

Thursday, October 02, 2014

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.

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Fox's 'Gracepoint': An American Remake Best Viewed With Fresh Eyes

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Fox's new show Gracepoint is a remake of a British murder mystery, Broadchurch. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says those who saw the original might want to watch the new series with someone who hasn't.

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On Being

Michel Martin — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Michel Martin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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Fishko Files

Marshall McLuhan

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Professor Marshall McLuhan rose to stardom in the 1960s as a pop culture guru.

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One System, Two Media: How China, Hong Kong Are Covering The Protests

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Hong Kong media are providing wall-to-wall coverage of the protests calling for the resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, but in mainland China there has been little mention of the unrest.

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Morning Edition

FX's 'The Bridge' Finds Authenticity In Spanish-Language Scenes

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

"We're giving those 33 million Hispanics in the U.S. ... a point where they can actually identify themselves," says Demian Bichir, a star of the cross-border crime drama.

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All Things Considered

Movie Theaters Hope To Add Another Dimension To Their Profits

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Domestic movie ticket sales seem to have topped out. Now, cinema owners are trying to lure customers — and justify higher ticket prices — with innovations like panoramic screens and so-called 4-D.

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Amazon's Original Content Primes The Pump For Bigger Sales

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The company has a history of mediocre self-produced programming, but now it's putting more money and talent into its movies and TV shows. It's betting that better shows will lead to more online sales.

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The Takeaway

The Weekender: How The Takeaway is Made

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Have you ever wondered how The Takeaway is made? Now's your chance to find out.

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On The Media

The USS Pueblo Propaganda War

Friday, September 26, 2014

In 1968, an American spy ship was captured by North Korea, and its 82 crew members became propaganda pawns on television and radio worldwide. 

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All Things Considered

Forest Service Under Fire For New Media Permit Rules

Friday, September 26, 2014

Earlier this month, it announced it would require permits for taking pictures or recording video on Forest Service land. After considerably outcry, the agency now says the rule is being misread.

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Gilligan's Island At 50: A Goofy Show From A Time Of TV Innocence

Friday, September 26, 2014

As classic sitcom Gilligan's Island celebrates its 50th birthday, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says it is an example of a show much loved by fans despite widely acknowledged mediocrity.

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Morning Edition

For Women In Sports TV, A Seat At The Table

Friday, September 26, 2014

The number of women who report on the NFL is relatively small, especially on TV— but their voices have gotten louder since the Ray Rice story broke.

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On The Media

Sticking to the Facts about the Ebola Outbreak

Friday, September 26, 2014

 Headlines touting a worst-case scenario projected by the CDC diminish the tragic reality unfolding, and may be invoking racism at home, says Laura Seay, expert in African politics.

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On The Media

Animating Anti-Extremism

Friday, September 26, 2014

With the gruesome ISIS propaganda war in full force, a home-grown cartoon character named Abdullah-X is the face of a grassroots approach to anti-extremism. 

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On The Media

Listeners React to Airing of ISIS Videos

Friday, September 26, 2014

We asked you, our listeners, how you feel news outlets should cover videos released by ISIS.

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