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NBC News Chief Anchor Lester Holt Wants To Make Each Story Count

After a scandal knocked out his predecessor Brian Williams, last week Lester Holt become the network's chief news anchor — the first African-American to do so at a broadcast network.
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From SCOTUS To The Confederate Flag, Cable Comedians Keep Tabs On The News

Critic David Bianculli says the commentary, questioning and ridicule of Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, John Oliver and Bill Maher help keep news outlets — and news-makers — honest.
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USA's 'Mr. Robot,' HBO's 'Ballers' Among Picks For Best Summer TV Series

A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool? Our TV critic picks his four favorite new shows.
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Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million

In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.
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NBCUniversal Is Cutting Ties With Donald Trump

The media company is ending its business relationship with the presidential hopeful after comments he made about Mexican immigrants.
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Writer Roxane Gay: Why I Can't Forgive Dylann Roof

Forgiveness has been a major theme in cultural discussions surrounding the Charleston church shooting. But writer Roxane Gay says she can't forgive the alleged gunman.
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Univision Cuts Ties With Trump After Comments About Immigrants

Univision is severing its relationship with Donald Trump following Trump's comments during his presidential announcement speech that immigrants from Mexico were "rapists," among other things.
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Univision Cancels Miss USA Over Donald Trump's Mexico Comments

Spanish-language television network Univision has cancelled its plans to broadcast Miss USA and Miss Universe after Trump — who owns the pageants — made harsh comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Henry Louis Gates Apologizes Over Ben Affleck 'Find Your Roots' Episode

Gates has apologized for not being more transparent in handling a controversial episode of the series he hosts on PBS, Finding Your Roots. PBS has delayed scheduling the show's third season.
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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.

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