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Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) singled out PBS' "Independent Lens" docs "The New Black," "Baby Mama High" and "Kumu Hina" as not appropriate for funding....
From: Indiewire | By: Michael Schneider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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ESPN’s Mike Golic is used to talking sports and game drama on his radio show Mike and Mike in the Morning. Now, he's discussing a more serious topic, type 2 diabetes. Since being diagnosed with the disease, Golic is on a mission to raise awareness...
From: Fox News | By: Lindsay Carlton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Fox News host—like White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer—landed himself in hot water Tuesday for responding to how a woman of color looked, and not to what she said.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alex Wagner | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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As Women Writers Week continues at RogerEbert.com, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has just announced the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards, honoring the achievements of female luminaries in new and traditional media platforms. This...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Chaz Ebert | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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At the kind of journalism conferences that I attend, Aron Pilhofer, who had key roles in the digital operations of The New York Times and The Guardian in recent years, has been asking a very good question: What if news organizations optimized every part...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Jay Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Years of misleading coverage left viewers so misinformed that many were shocked when confronted with the actual costs of repeal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Donald trump's Russia problem still looms over all of us like those in-laws who overstayed their welcome on Thanksgiving. So how did we get here? Here is a good read from Mother Jones that might shed some light on that question. The Field Negro education...
From: The Field Negro | By: field negro | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While many rejoiced over news of TheBlaze network firing polarizing hostess Tomi Lahren, the schadenfreude could be both short-lived and premature. There’s so much conflicting information on this topic right now that it’s still TBD how exactly Tomi...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rachel Martin speaks with conservative commentator and radio host Hugh Hewitt about how the Trump White House and congressional Republicans plan to move their agenda forward.
From: NPR | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What if life were simple for journalists? They cover what they want to cover, developing deeper expertise in the fields that intrigue then. They get paid by those who actually want to read their work. And they regularly talk to their readers, bouncing...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Ken Doctor | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The body of former President James Polk may be on the move again. He's been buried on the grounds of the Tennessee state Capitol, but there's discussion about moving his remains to his former home.
From: NPR | By: Chas Sisk | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Lorde loves creme eggs (who doesn’t?) — so when she recently went on BBC Radio 1, host Grimmy had an idea: They would make her recent single “Green Light” about the Easter-themed candy. It all started when Lorde tweeted “soon I will eat a creme...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WARNING: This post contains spoilers about the entire S-Town series.  William Faulkner’s 1930 short story “A Rose for Emily” is referenced early on in Serial and This American Life’s new seven-hours-long, atmosphere-rich binge-podcast S-Town...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joe McGovern | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“It’s horrible. He’s got people dying in his own jails and he is nowhere to be found”
From: Salon.com | By: Joe Strupp, Media Matters | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Niki Caro, the New Zealander director behind the upcoming Holocaust drama The Zookeeper’s Wife (in theaters this Friday), burst onto the scene back in 2002 with her debut Whale Rider, which landed Keisha Castle-Hughes a best supporting actress Oscar...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nicole Sperling | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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For the first time in six election cycles, the GOP controls all major levers of federal power. Why aren't things going well? The post Will Republican infighting stall Trump’s agenda? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Alex Panetta, The Canadian Press | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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On the day Sampha's debut album Process was released, Boiler Room threw a session with the soulful singer in London. The performance finds the crooner flexing his vocal chops while playing a baby grand piano. Listen to the ten-minute performance above....
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Shows including Homeland, Quantico, and The Good Fight are featuring topical storylines about attempts to spread misinformation within the U.S.
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: April Dembosky, KQED | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The "Billions" star says outrageous media personalities "incite people" on the fringe who truly believe
From: Salon.com | By: Alli Joseph | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What she has in her tour rider and why she thinks Steve Harvey was wrong.
From: New York Magazine | By: Kathleen Hou | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The process of voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees to their country will resume from next month, a spokesman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) said Tuesday.The spokesman told Radio Pakistan that the process was temporarily...
From: Dawn | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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SAIC-GM, GM’s Chinese joint venture with SAIC, announced its Connectivity Strategy 2025, which lays out a roadmap for its connectivity development from 2017 through 2025. The strategy will take advantage of its extensive customer base and global resources...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Uproxx TV critic Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Americans" episode "What's The Matter With Kansas?"
From: Warming Glow | By: Alan Sepinwall | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The time we spend at home with our family and friends is special. What if technology could help us make the most of those moments?Google Home is a hands-free smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant that does just that. Whether you want to get answers...
From: Google Blog | By: Suveer Kothari | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Nevine Mahmoud is an artist to watch.
From: New York Magazine | By: Christine Whitney | Monday, March 27, 2017
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On his nationally syndicated radio talk show, host Mark Levin ripped the GOP for its “crap” health care bill, saying that “if Barack Obama had proposed this plan seven years ago, every single Republican would have voted against it and condemned...
From: Free Republic | By: CNSNews.com | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Industry sought ‘level playing field’ with other media on ads for financial products
From: Irish Times | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Industry sought ‘level playing field’ with other media on ads for financial products
From: Irish Times | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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He's on the comeback trail.Yesterday Hyun-Jin Ryu received fantastic news.  Although he gave up two homers in his most recent spring start he did prove to the Dodger staff that he belongs in the Dodgers starting rotation. Per Eric Stephen at True Blue...
From: Dodgers Blue Heaven | By: Ernest Reyes | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I spend far too much time reading the news. Far, far, far too much time. It's embarrassing and I'm ashamed. I kind of want to totally disconnect, but I don't believe that would be effective ultimately. Does anyone have ideas for how to stay somewhat...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: tangerine_poppies | Monday, March 27, 2017
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"This galaxy is famous because it's beautiful and very close to us, and because of what's happening inside it--it's quite extraordinary." The Sculptor Galaxy has an enormous halo of gas, dust and stars, which had not been observed before at...       ...
From: The Daily Galaxy | By: dailygalaxy.com | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In a recent interview, Trump let his inner Keynesian slip out
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In this spinoff of the true-crime megahit, an investigation of an alleged Alabama murder turned into a seven-part audio novel.
From: Spout Blog | By: Andrew Lapin | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Norris got rocked in what we assume was his last outing of the spring. With spring training coming to a close this weekend, the Detroit Tigers are poised to head into the season with only a few tweaks necessary to be right where they want to be. While...
From: Bless You Boys | By: Ron Wolschleger | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s like catnip for New YorkersImage: khrawlingsPaul Manafort, Russia, Donald Trump, a mysterious Trump-supporting bank president who makes weird loans to Manafort, a $3 million Soho loft, a $7 million Carroll Gardens brownstone, and a poorly masked...
From: The Awl | By: Silvia Killingsworth | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald Trump’s election may have shocked half of the United States, but the rise of xenophobic nationalism is nothing new in Europe, where, since the Great Recession, nationalists have gained support across the continent. In the Netherlands, far-right...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Ken Doctor | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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James Holden is a good guy. He believes in justice and stopping bad guys from doing bad things. But is the hero of Syfy’s The Expanse changing a bit before our eyes? In the season 1 finale, he ignored Kenzo’s pleas for mercy and instead started shooting...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Monday, March 27, 2017
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This article supplements Fascism, a Slate Academy. To learn more and to enroll, visit Slate.com/Fascism.
From: Slate | By: John Broich | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Years before Kiiara’s and Selena Gomez’s chopped-up vocals were hypnotizing radio, Missy Elliott had us scratching our heads and wondering what the heck a fremme neppe venette was. It’s no secret that the rapper took the lyrics “I put my thang...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nolan Feeney | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In Miami's war on Airbnb, speaking up can make you a target. City manager says residents who spoke at hearing are now "on notice."
From: Reason | By: Eric Boehm | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Tomi Lahren, The Blaze TV host who once declared herself “too controversial” for Fox News, is back in the job market today. Page Six is reporting Lahren is “permanently banned” from The Blaze TV, where she hosted “Tomi,” a daily news talk...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Caller | Monday, March 27, 2017
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“Whenever you get the new generation, you get new language, and whenever you get new language you get people saying it’s not news because ‘you’re not doing it the way I did,'” said Mika Rahkonen, head of development at Finland’s national...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Shan Wang | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The American rapper Wiz Khalifa received a tongue-lashing from the mayor of Medellin, Colombia on Monday for visiting the grave of the city's most infamous son, the drug lord Pablo Escobar. The post Wiz Khalifa tongue-lashed for visiting Pablo Escobar’s...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Monday, March 27, 2017
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March 27, 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the deadliest plane crash in history
From: Business Insider | By: Patrick Smith | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Nicki Minaj is continuing her bothered to be unbothered streak with new flicks from a video shoot with Lil Wayne and David Guetta and lighting up with 2 Chainz. More inside… So is she really bothered or not? It seems Nicki Minaj wants us all to believe...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, March 27, 2017
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In an industry where controlling the message is important and staying tight-lipped often is the preferred way of business, 6-year-old... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Prepare for an ESPN Red Sox love fest as the Orioles head towards the end of spring training. At least it’ll be most of a real lineup. There are just four more spring training games remaining before the Orioles head north. One of them comes this afternoon....
From: Camden Chat | By: Mark Brown | Monday, March 27, 2017
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I should start by admitting I shot this picture with my phone. Also that on my rectangle with the rest of these people through most of this very typical subway trip yesterday. I don’t know what they were doing, though it’s not hard to guess. In my...
From: Doc Searls | By: Doc Searls | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Photographer and visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier will receive an honorary degree as will television producer Gary Smith.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Rosemary Feitelberg | Monday, March 27, 2017
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