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Tagged with “this american life” (4)

  1. Longform Podcast: Starlee Kine

    Episode 23: Starlee Kine, contributor to This American Life and the New York Times Magazine.

    "There’s a fearlessness I had when I was younger that I don’t have now… It threw me into a crisis, the Internet in general. You’re more cautious about what you kind of have out there. There’s that, that I just don’t want people to know every single thing anymore, but there’s [also] an inner fear that did not exist before, an inner censoring that was not there."

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  2. Retraction | This American Life

    Regrettably, we have discovered that one of our most popular episodes was partially fabricated. This week, we devote the entire hour to detailing the errors in "Mr. Daisey Goes to the Apple Factory," Mike Daisey’s story about visiting Foxconn, an Apple supplier factory in China. Rob Schmitz, a reporter for Marketplace, raises doubts on much of Daisey’s story.

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  3. Rebooting the News - Rosen: Deep reporting creates hunger for updates

    On this week’s edition of Rebooting The News, NYU Journalism Professor Jay Rosen riffs on the seminal NPR/This American Life co-production from last year, Giant Pool of Money, and finds in it the germ of a compelling argument: Deep reporting is not only good journalism, it may actually be the thing that creates a desire for more news, building new consumers of news where there were none before. From

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  4. SO CRAZY IT JUST MIGHT WORK | This American Life

    A few years ago a cancer researcher named Jonathan Brody gave a speech at his alma mater saying that people in his field really needed to think outside the box to find a cure.

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