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In Contrast Special What's Wrong With American Media
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In a 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.” 

The special starts with Episode 1, Is Truth Dead? Everything is relative.

Lenny Bruce
The Telegraph

Too much! Amazing and sweet! Lenny Bruce on jazz and modern art, with Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Teddy Kotick, and Philly Joe Jones playing Charlie Parker's "Au Privave," and Lenny and Philly Joe jiving on Bela Lugosi.

Democratic nominee for Massachusetts governor, Jay Gonzalez, spoke to a group of seniors in Springfield on September 26, 2018.
Sam Hudzik / NEPR

In their first general election debate last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker largely agreed with his Democratic rival, Jay Gonzalez, on property tax relief for senior citizens. 

The Hampden County Courthouse in Springfield, Mass., which was renamed the Roderick L. Ireland Courthouse in 2017.
Don Treeger / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Massachusetts officials met with employees of a Springfield courthouse Friday over concerns the building is making people sick. 

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking UMass Amherst for recordings from the school's police tip line. Last month police officers questioned an African-American UMass employee, who was on his way in to work, based on an anonymous call.
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The American Civil Liberties Union is asking UMass Amherst for recordings from the school's police tip line.

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