American teenagers devote an average of 10 hours and 45 minutes to media consumption each week. Filmmaker Jennifer Newsom says the overarching message for young girls is harmful. In Newsom's documentary, "Miss Representation," she exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.
Actor James Gandolfini, 51, has reportedly died. Variety magazine reports that he suffered a "sudden stroke." The cause of death is not yet known with certainty, but HBO says the actor may have suffered a heart attack.
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the company's controversial role in American agriculture, it's probably Fraley.
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