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MPR Cutting Ties With Longtime Business Partner Garrison Keillor

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ABC News And NBC News Dealing With Turmoil In The Aftermath Of Unrelated Incidents

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The show Current Time prepares to go on air in Washington, D.C.. The show is a joint production of Voice of America and Radio Free Europe and is among 10 U.S. outlets designated as foreign agents by Moscow on Tuesday. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Matthews speaks onstage at the 2015 Ripple Of Hope Awards in December 2015 in New York City. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for RFK Human Rights hide caption

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Chris Matthews On The 'Raging Spirit' Of Bobby Kennedy

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A T-shirt with the message "Rope. Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED" rose to prominence days before last year's U.S. election. Until recently, it was offered for sale on Walmart's website. Screengrab of Walmart's website courtesy of RTNDA hide caption

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Russell Simmons, co-founder of the hip-hop label Def Jam, announced he would step down from the leadership of the businesses he founded. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Fast Company hide caption

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Former NBC TV host Matt Lauer says,"Repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching," after he was fired over allegations of sexual misconduct. He's seen here arriving at Rio de Janeiro International Airport for the 2016 Olympics last year. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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The Latest Caught Up In Sexual Misconduct Scandals: Lauer, Keillor

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NBC Fires 'Today' Host Matt Lauer Following Complaint Of 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior'

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Minnesota Public Radio Cuts Ties With Garrison Keillor After Alleged Inappropriate Behavior

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Garrison Keillor, creator and former host of A Prairie Home Companion, talks at his St. Paul, Minn., office in July. Minnesota Public Radio has announced it is cutting ties with Keillor and his production company owing to allegations of inappropriate behavior. Jeff Baenen/AP hide caption

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Matt Lauer Fired By NBC For 'Inappropriate Sexual Behavior'

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Longtime Today host Matt Lauer greets people in the crowd on Monday. He is the latest high-profile media figure to be accused of sexual misconduct. Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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A Conservative On Project Veritas

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'Washington Post' Exposure Of Sting Operation Shows Power Of Fact-Based Reporting

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The Washington Post published video of reporter Stephanie McCrummen (left) speaking to Jaime Phillips, who claimed to be a source for a story about embattled politician Roy Moore. Days later, members of the paper's staff watched Phillips walk into the offices of activist James O'Keefe's Project Veritas organization. The Washington Post/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Time Inc. Sold To Meredith Corp., Backed By Koch Brothers

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