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Jian Ghomeshi, Former CBC Host, Acquitted Of Sexual Assault Charges

The Canadian radio host was fired from the CBC in 2014 after several women came forward with assault allegations. The court said it had doubts about "the reliability or sincerity" of the complainants.
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Donald Trump Wants To 'Open Up' Libel Laws So He Can Sue News Outlets

Donald Trump says he wants to open up libel laws, and he says should be allowed to sue news outlets that publish stories he deems are wrong. But libel laws are well established in the U.S. and have been upheld by liberal and conservative justices.
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Whither Bridget Jones? Britain's 'Independent' Newspaper Goes Digital

Helen Fielding's memorable comic creation started as a series of columns in the Independent some 20 years ago; as the paper goes digital-only, Fielding says the next Bridget could come from a blog.
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Florida Jury Sides With Hulk Hogan In Gawker Sex Tape Case

A Florida jury sided with Hulk Hogan in his lawsuit against Gawker Media over a sex tape published on Gawker's website. The jury's decision has brought damages to $140 million. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Steven Perlberg about the case.
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Debate Over U.S. Re-engagement With Cuba As President Obama Makes A Historic Visit

President Obama travels to Cuba -- the first visit by a U.S. president in almost ninety years. Debate over what re-engaging with the Castro regime and Cuban society could mean for commerce, human rights and politics.

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Anacostia Unmapped: The Lion And The Map

WAMU 88.5 presents Anacostia Unmapped, a project that invites people who live and work in the community to take us inside. First up, we introduce one of the project's producers, Kymone Freeman, whose day job is running We Act Radio. He's been thinking about where Anacostia fits on a city map.
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The Puzzles In Covering Trump: How The Media Approach His Campaign

Politico editor Susan Glasser, Huffington Post Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and NPR editorial director Michael Oreskes discuss the challenges of covering the Trump campaign.
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Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker

A jury has decided the news and gossip site Gawker should pay $115 million and punitive damages to Terry Bollea, better known as Hulk Hogan. Gawker had posted excerpts of a video showing him having sex with a friend's wife.
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Jorge Ramos: "Take A Stand: Lessons From Rebels"

A conversation with Univision journalist Jorge Ramos about his new book, "Take A Stand: Lessons From Rebels."

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The BuzzFeed Buzz Saw: Why Campaigns Should Fear These Four 20-Somethings

Even before he became "BuzzFeed Andrew," Andrew Kaczynski spent hours a day scouring archives for political research. Now the 26-year-old leads a team bringing controversies and scoops to the public.

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