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For Advertisers, Baby Boomers Are A Market Hiding In Plain Sight

Baby boomers account for about half of all consumer spending, yet only 10 percent of marketing dollars are aimed their way. Correspondent Ina Jaffe talks advertising strategy with NPR's Scott Simon.
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'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Says He Will No Longer Draw Prophet Muhammad

"He no longer interests me," Luz said in an interview. Militants attacked the magazine Jan. 7, killing editorial staff and others, in apparent retaliation for its depiction of their prophet.
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Washington Post Reporter Michael Fletcher Explains His Baltimore Essay

"It was only a matter of time before Baltimore exploded," the longtime resident of the city contends. WAMU 88.5's Elliott Francis talked to him about it.

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'Baltimore Sun' Probe Exposes 'Disturbing Pattern' Of Police Brutality

Renee Montagne talks to Mark Puentes, of The Baltimore Sun, whose investigation revealed the city paid about $5.7 million over 4 years to settle suits from citizens accusing police of excessive force.
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Reporter Jason Rezaian Being Held On 'Accusations,' Brother Says

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Ali Rezaian about his brother Jason, the Washington Post bureau chief in Tehran, Iran, who has been charged in an Iranian court with espionage, among other things.
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Bud Light Pulls Label With Message That Sparked Backlash

Bud Light was touted as "the perfect beer for removing 'no' from your vocabulary." But that's precisely the word that occurred to many people who saw it.
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Months After Scandal, Will Brian Williams Return To NBC News?

The professional fate of Brian Williams remains up in the air after a scandal led to his six-month suspension as chief anchor of NBC News. What path could lead him back to the anchor's chair?
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Google Announces Partnership With Newspapers In Europe

Last December, Google shut down its Google News page in Spain, after the country threatened steep fines for aggregator sites that don't pay newspapers.
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Authors Criticize Pen America's Decision To Honor 'Charlie Hebdo' Survivors

Some prominent authors are critical of the PEN American Center's decision to honor Charlie Hebdo staffers, saying the magazine denigrated the oppressed French Muslim population.
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From TED Talks To Taco Bell, Abuzz With Silicon Valley-Style 'Disruption'

Linguist Geoff Nunberg considers the roots and resonance of the latest tech buzzword to catapult into the mainstream. "Disrupt" may be ubiquitous now, but could the term be on the eve of a disruption?

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