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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Friday News Roundup: House Democrats stage a sit-in to push for a vote on new gun laws. Campaign finance reports show Donald Trump with much less money and staff than Hillary Clinton. And a federal judge in Wyoming strikes down an Obama administration safety rule on fracking. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Environmental Outlook: How Public Opinion Has Shifted On Climate Change And Why

For this month's Environmental Outlook: Surveys suggest public attitudes about climate change are often disconnected from education levels and scientific research. Please join us to talk about why we believe what we do on climate change and how money is shaping public opinion.

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A Muslim Reported Omar Mateen To The FBI Well Before Orlando Shooting

Mohammad Malik knew Omar Mateen long before Mateen shot and killed 49 people in Orlando, Fla. In 2014, he turned Mateen in to the FBI. Malik talks to Rachel Martin about his Washington Post op-ed.
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Tribune Publishing Takes A Futuristic Step To Become 'tronc'

On Monday, the newspaper chain Tribune Publishing, becomes "tronc" — a company with a futuristic mission built around distribution of "premium verified content." What the heck does that mean?
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Jet And Ebony Sold, Ending A 71-Year Run Under Johnson Publishing

The iconic magazines, which have chronicled the modern African-American experience, will continue to be a "beacon of hope" for black people around the world, say two of its longtime leaders.
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'Shakespearean Drama' At Viacom As 5 Board Members Are Ousted

Media mogul Sumner Redstone, 93, has moved to replace five board members of Viacom Inc., including the chairman and CEO whom he has considered a surrogate son.
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In Viacom Shakeup, Sumner Redstone Replaces 5 Board Members

On Thursday, Sumner Redstone's National Amusements Inc., moved to seize control of Viacom from its chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman. Dauman and four other directors were removed from Viacom's board and replaced with prominent corporate figures.
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Private Equity Firm Buys 'Ebony' And 'Jet' Magazines

Ebony and Jet were once recognized worldwide as chroniclers of the black American experience — especially black achievement. Johnson Publishing is selling the magazines to black venture capitalists.
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Don't Say Their Name: Media Struggles With Reporting On Orlando Gunman

Does naming a mass killer provide him or her with notoriety? Does this notoriety in turn inspire other acts of violence? Zeynep Tufekci, who teaches technology and sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, thinks it does. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with her about how the media should report on mass murders, as the industry grapples with how to report on the Orlando attacker.
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'Washington Post' Banned From Events By Trump Campaign

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Monday that he was revoking press credentials for The Washington Post — upset with the major newspaper's coverage of his campaign.

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