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Tragedy In Real Time: Living A Terrible Week, Vicariously

The Boston Marathon bombings. The fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. The defeat of gun control legislation. We absorbed these past six days in an instantaneous, nonstop, firsthand-but-once-removed way that now defines our communal experiences.
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Lessons Learned From The Media's Coverage Of Boston Bombing

Media coverage moved at a breakneck speed after the initial bombing and as law enforcement pieced together the crime, ultimately leading to a dramatic conclusion. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with NPR's David Folkenflik about how the media covered the Boston bombing: what they got right and wrong.
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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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