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Ebola: Does The Risk Justify The Intensity Of Coverage?

A series of developments over the past 24 hours have made one Ebola case feel like an epidemic. But the truth is the risk of Ebola spreading in the United States is the same it's been for months.
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Videos Of Deadly Police Encounters Grab The Media Spotlight, But Why?

Several recent incidents of black men being shot by police have sparked national news coverage and policy debates. We examine what forces in the media and society are fueling this level of attention.
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Deford: A New Sports Talk Show By Women, But Will People Watch?

Women are everywhere in sports — coaches, executives, athletes and reporters. Commentator Frank Deford wonders why there's still low viewership for women's sports on TV.
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'The Flash' And 'Gotham' Succeed By Taking Comic Book Stories Seriously

As The CW's new superhero series The Flash debuts tonight, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans notes the best new broadcast dramas of the fall season are based on comic book stories.
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NPR Chief Announces Departure Of Key Digital Strategist

CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday that Kinsey Wilson is leaving the network. Wilson, whose exit follows the departure of several other NPR executives, is seen as a leader on the digital front.
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Executive Who Spearheaded NPR's Digital Strategy To Leave Network

Kinsey Wilson "is widely credited with positioning NPR as a leader in the digital space," according to NPR's CEO.
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Showtime's 'Homeland' Now Depends On Carrie Mathison As Flawed Hero

As Showtime's Emmy-winning terrorism drama starts its fourth season Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show struggles to continue without a key character.
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Newspaper Says It Should Have Access To Drowning Victim's Name; Public Disagrees

A newspaper company is taking Ocean City to court over the city's refusal to release the name of a 17-year-old drowning victim. The newspaper says it's a matter of governmental accountability. Many Marylanders disagree.
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Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.
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Fox's 'Gracepoint': An American Remake Best Viewed With Fresh Eyes

Fox's new show Gracepoint is a remake of a British murder mystery, Broadchurch. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says those who saw the original might want to watch the new series with someone who hasn't.

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