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Who is an American?: Those unlike me are my enemies.

This is part of the seven-episode In Contrast podcast special What’s Wrong with American Media? Public intellectual and host of In Contrast Ilan Stavans and veteran journalist Ray Suarez look at Murrow’s message in the age of “fake news” through a series of conversations.

Andrea Harrington, at left, and Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello at right.
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A battle of political endorsements is underway in the district attorney race in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Episode 3: The Tyranny of Emotion: Passion instead of accuracy. 

This is part of the seven-episode In Contrast podcast special “What’s Wrong with American Media?.” Public intellectual and host of In Contrast Ilan Stavans and veteran journalist Ray Suarez look at Murrow’s message in the age of “fake news” through a series of conversations.

Barber of Seville
Liza Voll Photography / Boston Lyric Opera

In the more than 200 years since its second performance, Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) has been one of the most popular of all operas. The first performance was a fiasco, which we'll get to later. 

Marijuana plants.
Brett Levin / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/scubabrett22

One of the last hurdles standing in the way of retail cannabis sales in Massachusetts is slated to be cleared this week.

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