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The Barbershop guys weigh in how social and traditional media helped - and hurt - in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. They also discuss the new Jackie Robinson film '42.' Host Michel Martin hears from culture critic Jimi Izrael, freelance journalist Corey Dade, sports editor Dave Zirin, and Bostonian and healthcare consultant Neil Minkoff.
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