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Winners And Losers Of The Fall TV Season Begin To Emerge

One month into the TV season, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says diversity is winning and rom-coms are losing as new shows battle for viewers.
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The Boston Herald's Missed 'Cartoongate' Lessons

The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?
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One Feminist Critic's Battle With Gaming's Darker Side

This week, Anita Sarkeesian, known for her series critiquing the portrayal of women in video games, canceled a talk at Utah State University after the school received a threat of a mass shooting.
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Free Speech In Hong Kong, Then And Now

NPR's Frank Langfitt has traveled to Hong Kong since 1997, when the former British colony reverted to Chinese rule. Back then, residents spoke openly and gave their full names. Not anymore.
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WAMU 88.5 To Limit Use Of Washington Football Team's Name

WAMU 88.5, the NPR affiliate in Washington, D.C., plans to limit the use of the Washington football team's name in future news reports.
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Gas Station TV Capitalizes On A Captive Audience

Gas Station TV is a company that provides television programming on screens at gas station pumps around the country. The company's CEO says its content and advertisements reach 50 million people.
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HBO GO Available To Non-Cable Subscribers In 2015

Starting next year, HBO says it will offer its programming on the web to those without a cable subscription. The service will be offered in the U.S. and there are plans to bring it overseas.
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Software Error Causes Nielsen Rating Mistake

For more than 260 weeks, ABC World News Tonight trailed NBC Nightly News. At last, they finally won a week. A software glitch, however, caused ABC to come out on top. NBC was restored to the top spot.
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Journalist Talks Confidential Sources, Getting Subpoenaed And His New Book

James Risen could face prison for refusing to reveal his source for a story about a botched CIA operation intended to sabotage Iran's nuclear weapons program. His new book is Pay Any Price.
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A Decade Of Documentaries In D.C.

The "Decade of Docs in Our City" festival celebrates local filmmakers of short and feature length documentaries made in the Washington region.

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