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Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

A big shift has occurred over the past few years: Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?
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WWI YouTube Series Builds A Week-By-Week Horror Story

Indy Neidell's four-year series of videos takes a week-by-week look at World War I. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Neidell about his project, called The Great War.
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'Fake Sheikh' Accused Of Tricking Sources Into Making News

A new BBC documentary shines a bright light on the so-called "Fake Sheikh," an infamous British tabloid writer who posed as a Middle Eastern sheikh and enticed people into sometimes illegal behavior.
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Mike Nichols, Award-Winning Director Of 'The Graduate,' 'Silkwood,' Dies

Mike Nichols was an ultimate Hollywood insider who won every major show business award directing for stage, film and TV. But his life in America began as an outsider immigrant from Germany.
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NBC And Netflix Shelve Bill Cosby Projects As New Rape Claim Emerges

A TV comedy Bill Cosby was developing for NBC has been canceled, after new allegations of rape against the comedian. Netflix made a similar move late Tuesday, shelving a comedy special.
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'Orange County Register' Reporters Deliver The News

The century old daily has asked for volunteers in the newsroom after a cost-cutting change in distributors. The job description for reporters, in addition to reporting, distribute up to 600 papers.
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Uber Exec In Hot Water After Suggesting A Journalist Smear Campaign

A senior vice president of the ride-service company has issued an apology after news broke of his comments about digging up info about reporters' personal lives.
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Bill Cosby's Silence On Rape Allegations Makes Huge Media Noise

Bill Cosby's silence when asked by an NPR anchor about rape allegations made big media news. The ongoing controversy may also hint at a generational divide between his fans and his latest critics.
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StoryCorps Founder David Isay Wins 2015 TED Prize

Each year TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, awards the prize to one exceptional individual. Since Isay launched StoryCorps in 2003, nearly 100,000 Americans have participated.
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Bill Cosby Remains Silent On Sexual Assault Allegations

Cosby is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985. Cosby, a guest on Weekend Edition Saturday, refused to answer questions about the allegations.

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