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Does It Matter That Rosie Perez Is The First Latina Co-Host Of 'The View'?

The Oscar-nominated daughter of Puerto Rican parents is the first permanent Latina co-host in The View's 17-year history. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans explains why that matters.
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Joan Rivers, An Enduring Comic Who Turned Tragedy Into Showbiz Success, Dies

NPR's Eric Deggans says the comedian was a show business survivor whose tireless work ethic kept her relevant long after other comics would have faded away. She died Thursday at 81.
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Baltic States Battle Russian Media Blitz

The Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are trying to counter what they say is a flood of intense propaganda from Russian media that broadcast just across the border.
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CBS's Thursday Night Football: An Ambitious Alliance With A Lot At Stake

On Sept. 11, CBS and the NFL will debut Thursday Night Football games. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says it's a sure bet that two of the world's biggest corporations have a lot riding on.
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Bloomberg Will Return To Running His Media Company In Surprise Move

The former New York mayor replaces his former city hall deputy Daniel L. Doctoroff, who chose to leave after Bloomberg re-engaged at the firm and began once again adding input on day-to-day decisions.
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Native American Groups Urge Broadcasters To Ban Use Of 'Redskins'

A coalition of more than 100 Native American and social-justice groups is asking television and radio stations across the country not to use the team name of the Washington Redskins.
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Remembering Steven Sotloff, Who Drew Portraits From The Syrian War

Reporter Nadege Green of WLRN looks back on the life and career of American journalist Steven Sotloff, who was beheaded by the militant group the Islamic State.
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Changes At The 'Post' Mark A Break From Paper's Storied Past

Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, has announced he's replacing the paper's current publisher with Frederick Ryan, one of the founders of Politico.
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Celebrity Photo Leak Puts Spotlight On The Cloud, And Security

Publication of private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities raises new questions about storing personal data online. Apple says its systems weren't breached.
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Ending Decades Of Family Leadership, 'Washington Post' Names New Publisher

Owner Jeffrey Bezos gave the job to Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founding member of the website Politico. The Post had been run by the Graham family for eight decades.

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