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Friday News Roundup - International

American officials say they believe Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails. The U.N. expresses caution about a Russian plan to allow civilians and unarmed rebels to leave Aleppo, Syria. And Turkey ramps up a crackdown on the media and military. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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From On Air To On The Court

Kareem Maddox, the afternoon radio host for KUNC in Colorado, is dropping the mic and grabbing a basketball again. The former Princeton player is signing a contract to play professionally in Poland.
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After Coup Attempt, Turkish Government Cracks Down On Media

The Turkish government has shut down at least 45 newspapers and 16 television stations, and issued arrest warrants for dozens of journalists.
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How To Help Teens And Children Fight 'Tech Addiction'

Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.

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Democratic National Convention Day Two: Uniting The Party

An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.

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The Rise And Fall Of FOX News CEO Roger Ailes

Ailes resigned last week amid allegations of sexual harassment. Biographer Gabriel Sherman joins Fresh Air to discuss the accusations, as well as Ailes' influence on political discourse in America.
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Who Is Delrawn Small? Why Some Police Shootings Get Little Media Attention

Some police shooting victims like Alton Sterling and Philando Castile become national symbols. Their faces are splashed across the media, and their names become hashtags. So why are others forgotten?
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Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.
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Why Some Police Shootings Get Media Attention While Others Don't

All victims of police violence are equal — or are they? Who is a victim worthy of media coverage, and who gets overlooked — or passed over — when such shootings are covered?
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Sexism In Newsroom Culture Not Unique To Allegations Against Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes stepped down as head of Fox News amid claims of sexual harassment from women he worked with. NPR's Elise Hu speaks to network news veteran Betsy West about sexism in the media.

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