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Tagged with “public radio” (4)

  1. Tough Room | This American Life

    This week we bring you backstage with comedy writers at The Onion. They start with over 600 potential headlines for their fake-news newspaper each week, and over the course of two days, in the very tough room that is their editorial conference room, they select 16 to go in the paper. Plus other people speaking their minds in very tough rooms.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/348/tough-room?utm_content=bufferb92ea&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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  2. Back to School | This American Life

    As kids and teachers head back to school, we wanted to turn away from questions about politics and unions and money and all the regular school stuff people argue about, and turn to something more optimistic — an emerging theory about what to teach kids, from Paul Tough’s new book How Children Succeed. Photo: Theo takes the marshmallow test.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/474/back-to-school

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  3. Retraction | This American Life

    We’ve discovered that one of our most popular episodes contained numerous fabrications. This week, we detail the errors in Mike Daisey’s story about visiting Foxconn, which makes iPads and other products for Apple in China. Marketplace’s China correspondent Rob Schmitz discovered the fabrications. Transcript. Press Release.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/460/retraction

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