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Playboy Features First Transgender Playmate
Playboy Magazine is making history next month. Lakshmi Singh talks to French model Ines Rau, the first transgender woman to appear in Playboy magazine's coveted centerfold spot.
Source : www.npr.org | 23-Oct-2017 00:29

Fact Check: President Trump's Comments On ACA's Subsidies
NPR's Melissa Block talks to Sarah Kliff, Vox senior policy correspondent, to fact check Trump's claim that subsidies for insurance companies are "bailouts" and "a windfall" for those companies.
Source : www.npr.org | 22-Oct-2017 13:37

Friday News Roundup - International
Stories of fights against militants dominated international news this week.
Source : the1a.org | 20-Oct-2017 17:06

'I'm Just Trying To Make Myself Laugh': 'New Yorker' Artist Shares His Cover Stories
Barry Blitt's new book features some of the cartoonist's most memorable and merciless work, including his 2008 drawing of Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumping in the Oval Office.
Source : www.npr.org | 20-Oct-2017 17:00

Politics In The News: Gen. Kelly And Ex-Presidents Obama And Bush
Chief of Staff John Kelly made an emotional defense of the president's conversations with gold star families. Will it quell criticism? Steve Inskeep talks to Johan Goldberg of the National Review .
Source : www.npr.org | 20-Oct-2017 13:53

What You Need To Know About The Honest Ads Act
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner about the Honest Ads Act, a proposal to regulate online political advertising the same way as television, radio and print.
Source : www.npr.org | 19-Oct-2017 22:16

Young Children Are Spending Much More Time In Front Of Small Screens
A new national survey of parents suggests mobile device use by children under 8 has increased tenfold in the last 6 years.
Source : www.npr.org | 19-Oct-2017 11:01

Weinstein Battles A Crisis Of His Own Making: Harassment Allegations
Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein actively worked behind the scenes to avoid scrutiny for years. The movie mogul blended charm and menace when dealing with the media.
Source : www.npr.org | 18-Oct-2017 13:45

Amazon Studios Exec Roy Price Resigns Following Harassment Allegations
Price was suspended last week after producer Isa Hackett, who works on the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle , said he had "repeatedly and persistently" propositioned her.
Source : www.npr.org | 18-Oct-2017 07:44

'Now That She Has Been Killed, Who Will Ensure That Justice Will Prevail?'
The killing of Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has drawn international condemnations and difficult questions, including this one from a local paper. "My mother was assassinated," her son said.
Source : www.npr.org | 17-Oct-2017 23:26

Friday News Roundup - Domestic
This week, we saw an executive order on health care, a shift in immigration strategy and a step forward on disaster relief.
Source : the1a.org | 13-Oct-2017 16:06

Top Exec At Amazon Studios Put On Leave After Harassment Allegations
The company said that Roy Price has been placed on leave after allegations surfaced that he lewdly propositioned a female show producer at a Comic-Con event in 2015.
Source : www.npr.org | 13-Oct-2017 08:10

Decision Not To Publish Weinstein Story Roils NBC
Before the New York Times broke the Harvey Weinstein story, journalist Ronan Farrow gave the story to NBC News. NPR's David Folkenflik says they rejected it, despite Farrow having ample evidence.
Source : www.npr.org | 12-Oct-2017 17:27

Kremlin-Backed TV To Remove U.S. Ads Making Light Of Election Meddling
"Stuck in traffic? Lost an election? Blame us!" reads one of the ads in Washington D.C. put up by RT.
Source : www.npr.org | 12-Oct-2017 12:22

News Brief: Trump Health Care Executive Order, California Wildfires, Harvey Weinstein
President Trump signs an executive order Thursday that is expected to roll back Obama-era health care policies. Also, wildfires continue to race across parts of northern California.
Source : www.npr.org | 12-Oct-2017 11:18

Why It Took So Long For Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein To Come Out
Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter has spent years trying to expose Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct toward women. She talks with David Greene about why it has taken so long to become public.
Source : www.npr.org | 12-Oct-2017 11:18

Chris Jackson And The Book Industry's Attempts To Diversify
Chris Jackson is revitalizing One World, a division of Random House known for publishing black authors. To celebrate, they're releasing Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book, We Were Eight Years in Power .
Source : www.npr.org | 12-Oct-2017 11:18

Be Our Next Intern
You won't have to get coffee. But you might have to ride a hoverboard. Apply by Sunday, Oct. 15.
Source : www.npr.org | 11-Oct-2017 19:32

CNN's Jake Tapper Knows What The President Thinks Of His Network
Just look at Twitter.
Source : the1a.org | 11-Oct-2017 16:06

More Women Accuse Harvey Weinstein Of Sexual Harassment
Allegations against Weinstein are emerging from all levels of the entertainment industry — including instances of sexual assault and a recording by the NYPD in which he admits to groping a woman.
Source : www.npr.org | 11-Oct-2017 11:01

ESPN Suspends Host Jemele Hill Over Controversial Tweet
Hill's tweet seemed to encourage her followers to boycott the Dallas Cowboys and the team's advertisers, a couple of weeks after she called President Trump a white supremacist and bigot.
Source : www.npr.org | 10-Oct-2017 22:49

Trump Slams NFL And Jemele Hill Following ESPN Suspension
The network said the host of SportsCenter violated social media guidelines when she weighed in on the controversy around NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.
Source : www.npr.org | 10-Oct-2017 18:24

Putting A Stop To Workplace Harassment
The downfall of Harvey Weinstein shows how long a culture of workplace sexual abuse can be kept quiet.
Source : the1a.org | 10-Oct-2017 16:06

The Boom In Political Podcasting
These days everyone has a political podcast. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with podcasters Michael Graham and Emily Bazelon, who review some of the new political podcasts on the left and right.
Source : www.npr.org | 08-Oct-2017 13:52

Gretchen Carlson On The Spread Of Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has a new book arguing that harassment of women is pervasive in society. In the book Carlson sets out an agenda to combat harassment.
Source : www.npr.org | 07-Oct-2017 14:01

We Remember The Wrong Names After Tragedies. Who's To Blame?
After events like the Las Vegas shooting, the names of killers often have more staying power than those of heroes. NPR's Scott Simon ponders the media's role in determining who we remember.
Source : www.npr.org | 07-Oct-2017 10:33

6 Lessons About Trump From Season 1 Of 'The Apprentice'
The show's 2004 debut season played a crucial role in shaping President Trump's image as a savvy businessman. But behind the scenes, one former producer says, Trump also used some "despicable words."
Source : www.npr.org | 06-Oct-2017 20:15

Amid Harassment Reports, Harvey Weinstein Takes Leave Of Absence
Weinstein, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, made the announcement following a New York Times story that he sexually harassed employees and actresses for decades.
Source : www.npr.org | 06-Oct-2017 00:54

NFL Star Cam Newton's Controversial Remarks
Football star Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, made an openly sexist comment regarding a female reporter on Wednesday. The NFL called Newton's words wrong and disrespectful.
Source : www.npr.org | 05-Oct-2017 22:59

Classifying Attacks: Mental Illness Or Terrorism?
New research explores our tendency to label mass shooters as either mentally ill or as terrorists, based on whether they are Muslim or not.
Source : www.npr.org | 05-Oct-2017 11:02

Facebook, Google Spread Misinformation About Las Vegas Shooting. What Went Wrong?
The platforms promoted the name of a man falsely accused of being the shooter by surfacing less-credible sites. The companies say they're working on fixes, but analysts say the challenge is massive.
Source : www.npr.org | 04-Oct-2017 00:16

Beyond Thoughts, Prayers And Talking Points
The condolences will continue to roll in. The gun debate will re-ignite. But after the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, how are you doing?
Source : the1a.org | 03-Oct-2017 16:06

On NBC's Megyn Kelly, Authenticity And The Elephant In The Room
Kelly's first week as host of NBC's 9 a.m. Today show was rocky. The former Fox News anchor has time to steady the ship, but the transformation she's seeking to make is a big one.
Source : www.npr.org | 30-Sep-2017 14:08

Hugh Hefner's Final Resting Place? The Plot He Bought Next To Marilyn Monroe
Monroe, who died in 1962, didn't get a say in whether she would want to spend the hereafter next to Hefner, who launched his magazine using nude photos of her.
Source : www.npr.org | 29-Sep-2017 22:51

Hugh Hefner On Early 'Playboy' And Changing America's Values
In 1999, Hefner told Fresh Air that his magazine was a reaction to his own upbringing. "I believe and hope that Playboy [has] played some small part in changing the values ... of our time," he said.
Source : www.npr.org | 28-Sep-2017 19:00

Americana: A 400-Year History Of American Capitalism
Bhu Srinivasan came to this country as a wide-eyed eight-year-old, his head filled with all the possibilities America evoked.
Source : the1a.org | 28-Sep-2017 17:06

As Scrutiny Of Social Networks Grows, Influence Attacks Continue In Real Time
Trolls, bots and other mischief aimed at shaping the U.S. information environment have continued long after the presidential election even as Washington focuses on Facebook and Twitter.
Source : www.npr.org | 28-Sep-2017 11:01

'Playboy' Founder Hugh Hefner, Champion Of Free Speech And 'Smut,' Dies At 91
Hefner's magazine was blamed for (or credited with) setting off a cultural revolution in America, but within a few years he was branded a male chauvinist.
Source : www.npr.org | 28-Sep-2017 05:31

'Playboy' Founder Hugh Hefner, Champion Of Free Speech And 'Smut', Dies At 91
Hefner's magazine was blamed for (or credited with) setting off a cultural revolution in America, but within a few years he was branded a male chauvinist.
Source : www.npr.org | 28-Sep-2017 05:31

Paul Horner, Fake News Purveyor Who Claimed Credit For Trump's Win, Found Dead At 38
Horner made his living making bogus reports go viral and said he didn't expect for his stories to believed by Trump supporters. Authorities say they do not suspect foul play.
Source : www.npr.org | 27-Sep-2017 22:49

A New Company Wants To Let You Invest In Royalties... Is That A Good Idea?
A new company offers regular folks the chance to invest in music, beginning with a slice of Eminem's work. Art requires risk — but should you take it on?
Source : www.npr.org | 27-Sep-2017 15:25

Facebook Faces Increasing Scrutiny Over Election-Related Russian Ads
Facebook is under increasing pressure to scrutinize its advertising content after it discovered that ads on the site had been placed by a Russian agency to influence the 2016 U.S. election.
Source : www.npr.org | 27-Sep-2017 00:29

Goodbye, For Now, To A Vital Source For Native American News
Indian Country Today Media Network announced it would "cease active operations." That leaves a big hole in news coverage by, and about, Native Americans.
Source : www.npr.org | 24-Sep-2017 12:01

Friday News Roundup - Domestic
Health care, Russia and hurricanes all lead the news this week.
Source : the1a.org | 22-Sep-2017 16:06

The Next Big Focus In The Russia Investigations: Social Media
Social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter played a larger role than anyone first knew in Russia's influence campaign against the 2016 U.S. presidential race — and Congress wants answers.
Source : www.npr.org | 22-Sep-2017 11:00

Manafort Offered 'Private Briefings' To Putin Ally, 'Washington Post' Reports
Mary Louise Kelly talks to Carol Leonnig, one of paper's reporters, who broke a story about ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort offering insider details about the presidential race to a Russian.
Source : www.npr.org | 21-Sep-2017 11:04

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