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Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes For Harassment

Carlson alleges that Ailes created a pervasively sexist atmosphere and that she was cut from Fox for rebuffing his sexual advances. She says she was told to learn to "get along with the boys."
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Gretchen Carlson Sues Fox News' Roger Ailes For Sexual Harassment

Longtime Fox News host Gretchen Carlson is accusing the network's boss Roger Ailes of sexual harassment. Carlson alleges her contract was not renewed after she rebuffed repeated sexual advances from Ailes. The Fox News CEO and chairman did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
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Should PBS Have Shown Old Fireworks Footage In Its July 4th Show?

One commenter called it "the Milli Vanilli of fireworks"; another stated, "current mood: disbelieving moon landing."
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Former ABC News Chief Encounters Learning Curve As Rookie Anchor

David Westin was president of ABC News for nearly 14 years and often tangled with his anchors. Now he's the anchor of the morning show on Bloomberg TV, and is learning how much he really didn't know.
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Irked By Broadcast Coverage, Gymnastics Sites Aim To Raise The Bar

As the Olympic trials loom in women's gymnastics, an informal group of blogs and podcasts called the "gymternet" has been shaking up how the sport is covered — focusing on athleticism, not sparkles.
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Credibility Concerns Overshadow Release Of Gay Talese's New Book

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Paul Farhi of the Washington Post about Gay Talese's new book, The Voyeur's Hotel. The credibility of the book, which follows a self-proclaimed sex researcher who bought a hotel to spy on his guests through ventilator windows, has been called into question after Farhi uncovered problems with Talese's story.
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Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Will Get A New Trial, Judge Rules

A Baltimore judge granted a new trial to Adnan Sayd, the Baltimore man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend while in high school in 1999. Sayd's case stood at the heart of the hit podcast Serial.
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Nancy Grace To Leave HLN When Her Contract Expires This Fall

Nancy Grace, the fiery advocate for victims of violent crime, is leaving the HLN network after a dozen years. She says she will reemerge on TV and digitally too.
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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.
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Editorial Policy Change Keeps South African Broadcaster From Airing Protests

South African journalists are in an uproar over a directive at the public broadcaster that bans coverage of protests. They accuse the government of effectively censoring them ahead of local elections.

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