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Bill Simmons' NFL Talk Gets Him Three Weeks On The Sidelines

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Earlier this week on his podcast, ESPN's Bill Simmons called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a "liar" and dared the network to come after him for it. And then it did.

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Morning Edition

Captive Journalists Become Brutal Tool For Terror Campaigns

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The kidnapping of journalists in conflict zones by insurgent groups is on the upswing. Audie Cornish talks to Joel Simon, executive director of the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists.

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PRI's The World

For Bengali Hindus, radio is an unchanging part of a religious tradition

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Reporter Rhitu Chatterjee woke up yesterday in New Delhi to the sound of something she hasn’t heard in years — a radio broadcast heralding the start of the Hindu religious festival of Mahalaya. It turns out the program has been the exact same recording for decades, uniting generations of Bengalis.

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Morning Edition

Media Group Evolves From Covering Vice To War Zones

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to Vice Media founder and CEO Shane Smith about the reasons behind the rapid growth of his news and entertainment firm. Vice magazine migrated to videos, the web and documentaries.

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New Jersey News

How The Media (Briefly) Exonerated Christie

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Last week, Gov. Chris Christie was exonerated of all, some and then none of the charges involved in the Bridgegate scandal. 

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All Things Considered

Big Sponsors May Find It Hard To Break Up With The NFL

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Companies like Anheuser-Busch pay hundreds of millions to be identified with the NFL's aura. The last thing they want is to be associated with scandal, but it might be financially tough to walk away.

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ISIS Purportedly Releases New Video Of British Hostage

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

In the second of a promised "lecture series," freelance photographer John Cantlie warns that Western governments "are hastily marching toward all-out war in Iraq and Syria."

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New ISIS Video Released Of British Hostage

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

In the second of a promised "lecture series," freelance photographer John Cantlie warns that Western governments "are hastily marching toward all-out war in Iraq and Syria."

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How Not To Handle A New Voice In TV

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The firestorm kicked off by a New York Times analysis of TV's most successful black female showrunner mostly highlights how some struggle to handle new voices taking over the cultural conversation.

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Deggans Picks 'Gotham,' 'Black-ish,' 'The Flash' Among Fall TV's Best

Monday, September 22, 2014

As the fall TV season begins this week, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans gives his picks on new shows to watch and a few to avoid (or hate watch, if you like).

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All Things Considered

From Podcast To Broadcast: 'Men In Blazers' Gets The ESPN Bump

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The soccer podcast Men In Blazers started out as a modest Grantland podcast, then blew up when ESPN included them during World Cup coverage. As hosts Michael Davies and Roger Bennett tell NPR's Arun Rath, they'll soon have their own show on NBC Sports.

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All Things Considered

Examining Bill Cosby's Legacy As 'The Cosby Show' Turns 30

Friday, September 19, 2014

On the anniversary of the iconic series, NPR's Eric Deggans talks with the author of a new Bill Cosby biography about how the show and the comedian have shaped perceptions of black families.

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PRI's The World

Gerry Hughes is one man, with 85 voices and a record-breaking radio soap opera

Friday, September 19, 2014

The BBC has aired the longest-running radio soap ever and just put it to bed. The show was a near-perfect mix of old-fashioned craftsmanship and low-cost efficiency, since it was all the work of Gerry Hughes.

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Remix Summit

Leveraging Your Content & Brand Assets Across Multiple Channels

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
This panel discusses how understanding cross platform media development is key in order to exploit brand strengths and facilitate global expansion. 

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Remix Summit

Forces Shaping the Industries that Matter to the Arts

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
In this Lightning panel, you'll hear how to tackle the trends that are shaping the industries that matter to the cultural and creative sectors. 

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Iran's 'Happy' Dancers Receive Suspended Sentences

Friday, September 19, 2014

Seven young Iranians were arrested in May for producing their own version of the Pharrell Williams song "Happy." Iranian authorities said the video, which went viral, offended public morals.

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On The Media

Staring into the Abyss

Friday, September 19, 2014

Brooke explores our long fascination with nihilism: why it's popular today, and whether that's always been the case.

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On The Media

Empty Fears at the Southern Border

Friday, September 19, 2014

 Homeland Security officials have declared that there is no evidence of ISIS terror cells at the Mexican border. That hasn't stopped the media and politicians from stoking fears. 

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On The Media

Most Americans Fear ISIS

Friday, September 19, 2014

Americans across the political spectrum are supporting Obama's military campaign against ISIS. What explains this striking unanimity in public opinion? 

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On The Media

Confronting the Unknown

Friday, September 19, 2014

Why most Americans fear ISIS, politicians and pundits stoking terror panic on the US-Mexico border, and Nihilism: now and forever.