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Ben Affleck (Kinda) Apologizes For Asking PBS Program To Hide Slave-Owning Ancestor

The Academy Award-winning actor has been at the center of a media storm after the release of hacked emails showing he asked a TV show about genealogy to avoid mentioning an ancestor who owned slaves.
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Report Lays Out 10 Most Censored Countries

The Committee to Protect Journalists says Eritrea, North Korea, and Saudi Arabia are tops at silencing journalists.
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Stories Behind This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday. Among the 22 winners were newspapers large and small. We report on three of the stories behind the winning coverage.
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Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, fiction, poetry, drama, music, biography, history and nonfiction were announced Monday at Columbia University in New York.
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BuzzFeed Under Fire After Deleting Stories Critical Of Its Advertisers

BuzzFeed is facing criticism after acknowledging that it deleted some posts because they criticized its advertisers.
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'Post And Courier' Of Charleston, S.C., Wins Pulitzer For Public Service

The newspaper's series examined why South Carolina is among the deadliest states for women in the U.S. Anthony Doerr won the prize for fiction for All the Light We Cannot See.
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BuzzFeed Deleted Stories After Complaints From Advertisers

In a memo to staff, editor in chief Ben Smith acknowledged that the site had deleted more than 1,000 posts — three of them after complaints from advertisers. Gawker first reported on the deletions.
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When Video Games Are 'Patched,' Gamers Lose Trust In Reviews

Video games are now being patched for problems after they are released, which makes reviewing them difficult. NPR's Arun Rath interviews Chris Kohler of Wired about how to keep game reviews relevant.
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'Furious 7' Races To New Record, Quickly Hitting $1 Billion Mark

Universal says the movie is the studio's first to cross the billion-dollar mark during its first run in theaters, putting it above films such as Jurassic Park and Despicable Me.
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Remembering Don Quayle, NPR's First President

The first president of NPR has died at the age of 84. Don Quayle had a long career in public broadcasting, both in television and radio. Susan Stamberg reflects on his impact on NPR and her career.

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