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A Tribute To Radio Legend Hal Jackson

Host Michel Martin and Tell Me More editor Ammad Omar comb through listener feedback and give news updates from past stories. They remember pioneering African-American broadcaster Hal Jackson, who died this week at age 96. They also give an update on Hikaru Nakamura, who recently won his third U.S. chess championship.
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Bad News In New Orleans: 'Times-Picayune' Slashing Staff, Going To 3 Days

Saying it needs to take action in order to survive, the news outlet will focus on its online operations.
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AMC Deal Signals Hollywood's New Bond With China

China's Dalian Wanda Group and AMC Entertainment announced a deal on Monday for Wanda to take over the U.S.-based AMC theater group. The companies say it would be the world's largest cinema chain. It's the latest in a string of deals between Hollywood and Chinese companies.
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Reporting From Inside: The AP's North Korea News Bureau

North Korea is one of the most restricted countries in the world, yet the Associated Press established a news bureau there earlier this year. Find out how they did it, and how they'll ensure their reporting is accurate and uncensored.

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Channel Surfing With Hank Stuever

We move the water cooler buzz about what you're watching - or not - on television to the air with Washington Post TV critic Hank Stuever.

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TV Networks Try To Sell Advertisers On Fall Lineups

David Greene talks to reporter Kim Masters about some of the new TV shows coming out of this year's upfront presentations. The upfronts are when the networks present their fall lineups to advertisers and media. Masters is covering the upfronts for The Hollywood Reporter.
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C-SPAN'S Brian Lamb

C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb has always wanted to give the American public insight into the process of governing and access to people in power. We talk with Lamb about what he's achieved so far and what's next.

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Murdoch Protege Charged With 'Perversion Of Justice'

Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others have been charged with alleged perversion of justice in the phone hacking scandal that has shaken the Rupert Murdoch media empire.

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