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Intended For Millennials, Dish's Sling TV Is A Cord Cutter's Dream

Dish Network soon debuts its Sling TV streaming service, with a small group of cable channels for $20 a month. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans tried it and says Sling TV is a welcome challenge to cable.
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Just Plane Sad: A Show Of Support For SkyMall

News last week that SkyMall's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection inspired an outpouring of odes to the kitschy in-flight catalog.
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A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United

Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.
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Threats Build Against Journalists In Afghanistan

A new report by Human Rights Watch details the dangers Afghan journalists face from the Taliban. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Najib Sharifi about the government's failure to protect journalists.
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Facebook Aims To Weed Fakes From Your News Feed

No, Macauley Culkin didn't die — that was a fake news story you saw on Facebook. This week, Facebook added a feature for reporting hoaxes. NPR's Laura Sydell explains the details to Scott Simon.
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From A Frequent Flier To SkyMall, Thanks For The Memory Foams

NPR's Scott Simon remembers the many hours he has spent at 30,000 feet paging through the in-flight catalog SkyMall. SkyMall filed for bankruptcy this week.
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Rainy Day Women Ages 55 And Up: Bob Dylan Makes Cover Of AARP Magazine

It's timed for the release of his 36th studio album, and shepherded by an editor who used to run Rolling Stone.
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'Modern Farmer' Owner Says It Will Live On, Despite Staff Exit

Several people associated with Modern Farmer tweeted their farewells to the magazine that became known for printing arch photos of handsome animals and writing audacious headlines.
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This Is True: Facebook Starts Cracking Down On Hoax News Stories

Facebook says it won't delete fake stories, but it will start attaching notices to ones that users have flagged as hoaxes. And it will display bogus stories less frequently in users' News Feed.
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U.K. Tabloid 'The Sun' Ends Topless Tradition

Britain's most popular newspaper will reportedly stop featuring photos of topless women on its pages. The Sun began its "Page 3" pictures 44 years ago, but there has long been criticism of the feature, which critics say objectifies women.

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