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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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TV's 'Sabado Gigante' Will Cease Production This Fall, Ending Record Run

The Univision variety show has been a ratings and cultural phenomenon, captivating viewers with a three-hour blend that included amateur talent shows, interviews and music performances.
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ESPN Suspends Reporter Over Rant Recorded By Towing Company

A string of insults aimed at a woman who works at a towing company were recorded by a surveillance camera. Now they've come back to sting sports reporter Britt McHenry.
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Clone Drama 'Orphan Black' Returns, As Complex And Complicated As Ever

The BBC America series returns for a third season on Saturday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the show's dense stories are immensely absorbing, but can make it hard to follow for casual viewers.
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An American Journalist Explains Why He Had To Flee Iraq

Ned Parker has covered Iraq for more than a decade. But the Reuters bureau chief abruptly left the country last week after a report of human rights abuses prompted threats from a Shiite paramilitary.
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The 'Justified' Finale Brings An End To Another TV Western

FX's powerful modern-day Western 'Justified' airs its series finale tonight. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says its end underscores the decline of a once-powerful TV genre.
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Iran To Try 'Washington Post' Journalist With Economic Spying

News reports from Iran say Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian will be tried for espionage, 10 months after his arrest. Renee Montagne talks to Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari.

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