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Tom Brokaw Reflects On Cancer, 'Nightly News' And His 'Lucky Life'

The former NBC anchorman says his multiple myeloma diagnosis two years ago made him "more conscious of the fact that the days are more numbered." His new memoir is A Lucky Life Interrupted.
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Nothing More To Say On Brian Williams, Tom Brokaw Says

The former NBC Nightly News anchor's comments came on Fresh Air. Williams, the man who succeeded him, is serving a six-month suspension for exaggerating his experiences in the Iraq War.
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Facebook Debuts Instant News Articles From News Organizations

Facebook and several media companies have announced that news articles will now be published directly into users News Feeds. The articles will come from The New York Times, NBC News and others.
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University Of Virginia Dean Sues 'Rolling Stone' Over Discredited Rape Article

U.Va.'s dean of students says the article portrayed her as the "chief villain of the story." She's suing the magazine and the author for $7.85 million.
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What Is A 'Good Muslim' Anyway? A Podcast Disrupts The Narrative

With their podcast #GoodMuslimBadMuslim, hosts Zahra Noorbakhsh and Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed want to shake up labels. Ahmed says, "We're taking the good and we're sort of re-imagining it for ourselves."
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ABC Brings Muppets Back To Prime Time As News Emerges About Fall Shows

TV networks officially reveal fall schedules next week, but word has already spread on some new shows and cancellations. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says early trends include more diversity, big names.
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No Regrets For Organizer Of Muhammad Cartoon Contest

"I will continue to speak in defense of freedom until the day I die," Pamela Geller told the AP. Her cartoon contest was attacked last weekend by Islamist militants.
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Al Jazeera America Replaces CEO Amid Lawsuit

Al Jazeera America is a network in crisis. It recently forced out its CEO after three top female executives left, and a lawsuit raised a slew of allegations of discrimination against women, favoritism and management by retaliation.
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From Cartoon Chubster To Handsome Hipster: McDonald's Revamps Hamburglar

Gone is the short, goofy burger thief of the 1970s and '80s. In his place, the chain has created a hunky masked man in skinny jeans and a fedora. An improvement? Tell us what you think.
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Baltimore Residents Say Wall-To-Wall Media Coverage Missed The Real Story

Baltimore has been all over the news during the past few weeks. But some residents say the media focused too much on the rioting and not enough on the societal problems behind the unrest.

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