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Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: This is why Ferguson will look different tonight on Facebook than it does on Twitter. n.pr/11R7dYL pic.twitter.com/tKAvEodbGU

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: This is why Ferguson will look different tonight on Facebook than it does on Twitter. n.pr/11R7dYL pic.twitter.com/tKAvEodbGU

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: This is why Ferguson will look different tonight on Facebook than it does on Twitter. n.pr/11R7dYL pic.twitter.com/tKAvEodbGU

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: This is why Ferguson will look different tonight on Facebook than it does on Twitter. n.pr/11R7dYL pic.twitter.com/tKAvEodbGU

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: This is why Ferguson will look different tonight on Facebook than it does on Twitter. n.pr/11R7dYL pic.twitter.com/tKAvEodbGU

Ferguson Timeline: Grief, Anger And Tension

npr.org — The following lists significant events leading up to Monday's announcement by a grand jury on whether toindict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Aug. 9: Brown is shot by Wilson around noon local time on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., just outside St. Louis.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: A timeline of the significant events leading up to the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting n.pr/1rkRnvh

Nov 24, 2014

Grief, anger and tension: The events leading up to the #Ferguson grand jury decision wbur.fm/1r4MZGu

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: A timeline of the significant events leading up to the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting n.pr/1rkRnvh

Cable News Channel Fusion Searches For Its Audience

Nov 24, 2014

MT @davidfolkenflik @AliciaMenendez on Fusion's pivot to all Millennials: "we want to be spoken to in our wholeness" npr.org/2014/11/24/366…

Nov 24, 2014

Better link: @ThisIsFusion realized it was chasing young Latinos all wrong - my story on what it did next. wbur.org/npr/366259583/…

Nov 24, 2014

RT @davidfolkenflik: In earliest days, @ThisIsFusion realized it was chasing Latino Millenials all wrong. My story on what happened next: npr.org/2014/11/24/366…

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Grand Jury's Decision In Michael Brown Case Will Be Announced Monday

Nov 24, 2014

Michael Brown's family has asked for 4.5 minutes of silence after announcement: n.pr/11RfV9n #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/bgrRk5n2at

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: We'll be updating this post to reflect the latest news on the Ferguson grand jury decision: n.pr/1rkVk34

Long Lost Letter That Inspired 'On The Road' Style Has Been Found

npr.org — When Jack Kerouac's On the Road was first published in 1957 no one had ever seen anything quite like it. As it turns out, that stream of consciousness style that Kerouac made famous owes a huge debt to a letter written by his friend Neal Cassady.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprnews: This is the long-lost letter that inspired Jack Kerouac to change his writing style. n.pr/1vj2pqf pic.twitter.com/ZAhYjEfuCL

Ferguson Protesters Anxiously Await Grand Jury Decision

npr.org — The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. As the waiting continues, so does the frustration in the community.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @KirkSiegler: Listen: colleague @RadioMirage checks back in with a mother & daughter in Ferguson, MO ahead of grand jury decision http:/…

Asking Bill Cosby If He Is A Serial Rapist

npr.org — Did host Scott Simon unfairly-and sordidly-ambush Bill Cosby by raising rape charges in a Weekend Edition interview that was otherwise about art?
Nov 24, 2014

RT @JesPup: NPR's ombudsman on whether @nprscottsimon should have asked Cosby abt rape allegations during an interview about art: buff.ly/1tfgoZA

Al Michaels On Great Sports Moments That He's Witnessed

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprgreene: Al Michaels on his "miracle" call: "People were telling me, wow... I didn't know what I'd said." npr.org/2014/11/24/366… @MorningEdition

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprgreene: Al Michaels on his "miracle" call: "People were telling me, wow... I didn't know what I'd said." npr.org/2014/11/24/366… @MorningEdition

Sandwich Monday: The Thanksgiving Hot Durkey

npr.org — Olson is a marketing company that promises its clients it will "revolutionize engagement" with its customers. In the case of client Oscar Meyer, this meant sending us eight packs of hot dogs, a loaf of bread, toothpicks, twine and instructions on how to make "the Hot Durkey," in the hope that it would go "viral," which is not the usual meaning of the word "viral" when applied to hot dogs.

Paramore Feat. Joy Williams, 'Hate To See Your Heart Break'

After Death, Protecting Your 'Digital Afterlife'

Ebola In Remote Liberia, Through The Eyes Of A Local Health Worker

Nov 24, 2014

RT @nprGlobalHealth: Ebola In Remote Liberia, Through The Eyes Of A Local Health Worker n.pr/1C6xq5s

Nov 24, 2014

RT @MarcSilver1: Lorenzo Dorr is a hero for his work in remote Liberia, trying to keep Ebola under control. npr.org/blogs/goatsand…

Nov 24, 2014

Despite hopeful news re Ebola decline in Liberia, it's not the full story. My Q&A with @LastMileHealth's Lorenzo Dorr n.pr/1Fam4LY

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

Nov 24, 2014

I kinda geeked out when Pat friggin' Benatar came to the @nprmusic office recently. She was great. n.pr/11QRN6I

The Economics Of Thanksgiving 2014

Meet Florida’s New Statewide Test

NPR: Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Podcast

After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

Nov 24, 2014

Pres Obama posthumously awards James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner Medal of Freedom. Hear their story: n.pr/1zR1BZK

Nov 24, 2014

RT @MilesHalpine: Good @MorningEdition story about three Americans receiving the Medal of Freedom posthumously: n.pr/1zR1BZK via @NPRDebElliott #NPR

Book News: Note That Helped Put Kerouac 'On The Road' Is Now On The Block

Nov 24, 2014

RT @MorningEdition: Book News: Note That Helped Put Kerouac 'On The Road' Is Now On The Block n.pr/1C5pstl

Nov 24, 2014

In the 1930s, gas was so cheap & plentiful that some US gas stations gave customers a free chicken with a tank of gas one.npr.org/i/366259576:36…