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David Bianculli On Media Coverage Of The Marathon Explosions

Fresh Air TV critic David Bianculli talks with Terry Gross about the media coverage surrounding the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
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Mugshots: Press, Punishment & Privacy Concerns

Guest host Marc Fisher explores the privacy concerns surrounding mug shots, and how websites are profiting from them long after a sentence is served or charges are dropped.

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NPR.org Hacked; 'Syrian Electronic Army' Takes Responsibility

The group, said to support the regime of President Bashar Assad, has attacked other news organizations' websites in recent months. This time, it got into NPR.org, The Two-Way and some of NPR's Twitter accounts.
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Speak Up! Advertisers Want You To Talk With New Apps

Advertisers want to hear what you have to say, and many are about to roll out new kinds of ads you can actually have a conversation with. Marketers are hoping to leverage the power of voice and the kinds of technologies that power Apple's Siri to start selling us all sorts of things.
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Coveted Pulitzer Prizes Announced

The winners of the 2013 Pulitzer Prizes, with awards for journalism, fiction, poetry, drama and music were announced Monday. Among the winners are Adam Johnson for his novel The Orphan Master's Son and The Denver Post for its breaking news coverage of the mass shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in July 2012. Co-host Robert Siegel speaks with NPR's David Folkenflik about the winners.
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2013 Pulitzers Honor Sharon Olds, Adam Johnson, New York Times

The new batch of Pulitzer Prize winners has just been announced, with poet Sharon Olds winning for Stag's Leap. novelist Adam Johnson winning the fiction prize for The Orphan Master's Son. In the journalism field, The New York Times took the most honors, winning in four categories, including investigative reporting.
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NPR Team Covers Race, Ethnicity And Culture

NPR this week is introducing a new team that will cover race, ethnicity and culture. Code Switch is the name of the new blog. Code-switching is the practice of shifting between different languages or different ways of expressing yourself in conversations.
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