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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The best song of the decade (so far), the Smithsonian makes GIFs, Nick Offerman recites reddit, Breaking Bad meets Seinfeld, and Lauryn Hill sings about Ferguson.
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On The Media

The Future History of the Newspaper Industry

Friday, August 01, 2014

For as long as the newspaper industry has existed, people have been prognosticating about what it would look like in the future. Last year Bob spoke with Matt Novak, the author of Gizmodo's Paleofuture blog, about these predictions - some of which have been much more accurate than others.

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On The Media

The Future History of the Newspaper Industry

Friday, May 17, 2013

For as long as the newspaper industry has existed, people have been prognosticating about what it would look like in the future. Matt Novak, the author of the Gizmodo's Paleofuture blog, speaks with Bob about these predictions - some of which have been much more accurate than others.

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The Takeaway

The Civil Rights Movement Comes of Age

Monday, February 20, 2012

On Monday, ground will be broken on the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. This $500 million project is just one of the many being erected in major cities dedicated to African American history and the civil rights movement: Atlanta, Jackson and Charleston all have projects in the works. These projects mark an emerging era of scholarship and interest in the history of the civil rights movement, providing the public with new insights.

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The Takeaway

Space Shuttles Go Into Retirement Homes

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Over 20 locations across the country put in their bid to house one of the retired space shuttles, and only four won. NASA announced the winners yesterday on the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle flight, Columbia. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida will soon have space shuttle Atlantis; Endeavor will head to the California Science Center in Los Angeles; the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City won Enterprise, which will move from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, to make room for Discovery.

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In the Wake of the Smithsonian Controversy: Hide/Seek Curators Speak at the New York Public Library

Thursday, December 16, 2010

WNYC

Before a standing-room-only house at the New York Public Library (NYPL) on Wednesday night, curators David Ward and Jonathan Katz made a presentation about the development and installation of Hide/Seek, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery's (NPG) historic gay-themed exhibit.

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New Museum Installs Controversial Wojnarowicz Video, Following Smithsonian Censorship

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

WNYC

Click here to get WNYC arts writer Carolina Miranda's take. Plus, let us know what you think of the video.

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