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The show must go on! With the global pandemic keeping area stages dark, and theaters empty, the Playhouse In the Park is bringing its traditional A Christmas Carol production to Cincinnati Public Radio.

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The idea of media celebrities singing the praises of a particular politician is now part of our everyday lives. Watch Lou Dobbs on FOX Business or listen to Rush Limbaugh on the radio dial, and their programs are virtually campaign ads for the reelection of President Donald J. Trump.

If you told Brian Dzenis three years ago he would be loading postal semis for work, he would have laughed in your face. A former sports reporter at the now-defunct Youngstown Vindicator, affectionately known as the Vindy, Dzenis, 31, has spent the time after his layoff as a second-shift loader for FedEx, and an expediter for the United States Postal Service.

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They are photos taken on some of the worst days of people's lives. Mugshots can have life far beyond an arrest. They can follow a person indefinitely online, long after jail time is served or charges are dropped. Some argue mugshots undermine the presumption of innocence and disproportionately impact people of color.

CityBeat celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special retrospective issue in November.

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With a barrage of "fake news" filling our social feeds and impacting our elections, Scripps is teaming up with the News Literacy Project to help younger news consumers distinguish fact from fiction.

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In an era of fake news, a whole industry has sprung up to police the internet. These news rating agencies, or as Slate coins them, the "Trust Industry," promise to employ their teams of experts and algorithms to weed out falsehoods disguised as news content. One of the latest is NewsGuard, a browser plugin that assigns ratings for many of the internet's most trafficked sites.

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Editor's note: This segment contains language some may find offensive. 

Two highly anticipated premiers bring an end to a fantasy series fans have watched for nearly a decade and the beginning of a new female superhero franchise.

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The Voice of America began broadcasting in 1942 to combat Nazi propaganda with accurate and unbiased news and information. The VOA is still the largest U.S. international broadcaster, reaching a weekly global audience of more than 275 million people in 40-plus languages in nearly 100 countries.

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Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac asks city council to hire more officers. The first public poll in the Congressional race between Steve Chabot and Aftab Pureval shows Chabot with the lead. A backlog at the state crime lab in Kentucky delays thousands of cases pending DNA testing. Local organizations and developers commit to bringing black-owned businesses to Over-the-Rhine. And a veteran Cincinnati television reporter looks back at a 45-year broadcast news career.

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Note: This segment originally aired on March 14, 2017.

Since he's been in office, President Trump has continued his running battle with reporters and increased his allegations that media outlets are generating fake news. He reiterated his accusations during his recent trip to Europe for the G-20 Summit.

Analyzing The HBO Crime Drama, "The Wire"

Mar 6, 2017
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The HBO series “The Wire” has received critical acclaim for its accurate and unglamorized portrayal of crime and law enforcement in the city of Baltimore. University of Cincinnati English and History professor Dr.

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According to an ABC News review of reported cases, there was, on average, one shooting incident per week on a school or college campus last year. This week, Monday, a 14-year-old student opened fire in Madison Junior/Senior High School in Butler County. Two students were shot, two more suffered other injuries.

A panel discussion examining how the media covered the shooting death of Sam DuBose will take place tomorrow evening at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. “Words & Images: A Media Debrief and Community Conversation” will include attorneys involved in the case, city leaders and members of the local media.

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Aug 31, 2012

From selling subscriptions to the Cincinnati Post as a teen, to now serving as president and chief executive officer of the E.W. Scripps Company he is Rich Boehne and he will be On the Money with Chris DeSimio to discuss today’s media landscape.