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"Your Turn"

It's "your turn" to set the agenda and share your views on everything from the presidential debate to the return of the NFL's regular referees.

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Conservatives Charge Media Polls Favor Obama

President Obama has held a lead in election polls. But some conservatives are accusing big media outlets of designing their polls to make Obama look good. And in some cases, by projecting a Democratic surge that would rival turnout in 2008.
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India's Influential Journalist

Acclaimed novelist and muckraking journalist Tarun Tejpal joins Kojo to talk about corruption and the complexity of life in India.

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Business Media And Managing Your Finances

Kojo talks to Knight Kiplinger about the future of business media and personal finance in an age of economic uncertainty.

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'The Onion' Apologizes For Presidential Poll

The satirical news site reported a bogus poll: 77 percent of rural white voters would rather vote for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than President Obama. The Iranian news agency Fars did not understand it was a joke, and reported the survey as fact.
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Former 'New York Times' Publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Dies At 86

The New York Times prospered under Sulzberger's guidance, leading the way in financially difficult times through innovation and savvy management. Under Sulzberger, the paper added sections and editions, won 31 Pulitzer prizes, and played a historic role in defending the First Amendment.
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Must See? A Car Chase On Fox Prompts Apology

On Fox News Friday afternoon, viewers were presented with a police chase. In the end the suspected car-jacker appears to shoot himself. Fox issued an apology for airing the scene. NPR's David Folkenflik reports on the perils of live coverage.

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