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Stop The Presses. No More Capital I For The Internet

The Associated Press and others are no longer capitalizing the word "Internet." NPR's Scott Simon talks with the AP's Standards Editor Tom Kent about what the change means.
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Reporting On The War In Syria, Despite The Obstacles To Being There

Anne Barnard of The New York Times and Thanassis Cambanis from The Century Foundation fell in love when they were reporting on the war in Iraq. Now based in Beirut, they continue to cover the region.
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Donald Trump's Contentious Relationship With The Media

Attacking the news media is a regular part of Donald Trump's campaign. This week, the presumptive GOP nominee lobbed insults at reporters and promised more of the same if he becomes president. A look at how Trump's rocky relationship with the press helps and hinders his appeal.

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Trump Takes On Media For Questioning His Fundraising Efforts For Veterans

What raised Trump's hackles this time was questions from The Washington Post about whether he had actually raised — and distributed — $6 million for veterans' causes, as he'd been claiming for months.
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Supporters Encourage David French To Run In A Third-Party Campaign

Disgruntled Republicans are looking to David French of the National Review to run an independent presidential campaign. David Greene talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review about his colleague.
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Hillary Clinton's Emails

Hillary Clinton is under pressure after a State Department report criticized her use of a private email server: what's in the report, potential security risks and whether it could affect Secretary Clinton's bid for the White House.

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Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary

In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.
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Tech Billionare Peter Thiel Comes Forward In War Against 'Gawker'

Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel revealed he was a backer of Hulk Hogan's successful invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker.
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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.
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Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

A corporate soap opera involving the CEO of Viacom and the company's single largest shareholder intensified Monday and appears headed to a courtroom.

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