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Supreme Court Rulings on TV Viewing and Cell Phone Searches

The Supreme Court ruled today on two technology cases, handing a victory to TV broadcasters and cable companies and a defeat to police who want to search cell phones without a warrant. Kojo explores the twin decisions.

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O.J. And Oscar Trials: A 'Combination Of Celebrity, Wealth And Murder'

O.J. Simpson's Ford Bronco was chased by police 20 years ago, marking the start of what was dubbed the "trial of the century." But how does its coverage compare with the Oscar Pistorius trial?
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Democrats Unveil A Bill To Ban Internet Fast Lanes

Lawmakers are stepping into the ongoing tussle over whether companies should have to pay more for faster Internet service to consumer homes.
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Q&A: Nintendo President Says Don't Count Out Mario

The once-powerful name in gaming has been relegated to third-place status in recent years. Nintendo of America chief Reggie Fils-Aime says Mario and other franchises are key to the company's future.
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Ex-'Times' Editor Jill Abramson To Teach At Harvard

The former executive editor of The New York Times, whose sudden dismissal sent shock waves through the media world, will teach undergraduate courses on narrative nonfiction.
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To Defeat A Goliath, David Brat Got Help In Conservative Media

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik looks at the role that conservative media may have played in the upset defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in his Republican primary.
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'New York Times' Editor: Losing Snowden Scoop 'Really Painful'

Edward Snowden didn't trust The New York Times with his revelations about the NSA because the paper initially spiked an earlier story about the warrantless wiretapping of Americans.
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For Jockey Donna Barton Brothers, Horse Racing Runs In The Family

At the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, former jockey Donna Barton Brothers will interview the winner on horseback. Now an analyst for NBC, Brothers won more than 1,100 races before retiring in 1998.
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A Master's In Media...From Conde Nast?

Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
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John Oliver Helps Rally 45,000 Net Neutrality Comments To FCC

The comedian used 13 minutes of his Sunday program to convince viewers to reach out to the Federal Communications Commission about open Internet rules. They responded and crashed the FCC servers.

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