Media

3:58am

Sun September 29, 2013
Movie Interviews

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, On Life And The Lenses We Look Through

Originally published on Sun September 29, 2013 9:22 am

With Don Jon, the actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who stars as the titular porn-addicted Jersey boy, adds writer and director to his resume.
Relativity Media

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's movie Don Jon is about a young, simple guy with a few basic passions: his body, his pad, his cars, his family, his church, his girls, and his porn.

That's right: Jon is addicted to pornography. You could say he's managing that addiction pretty well — until he becomes taken with Barbara, played by Scarlett Johansson.

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2:29pm

Fri September 20, 2013
The Two-Way

'On The Media' Presents: A Consumer's Guide To Breaking News

On The Media's breaking news consumer's handbook.
On The Media

When breaking news happens, it's almost always the case that the reporting (and misreporting) of the events shares in the spotlight. (Case in point, Jon Stewart's ruthless take down of CNN's reporting of the Navy Yard mass shooting, this week.)

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8:15am

Thu September 19, 2013
Politics

Putin 'Doesn't Believe In You,' McCain Tells Russian People

Originally published on Thu September 19, 2013 9:50 am

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images

In a stinging response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's put-down of "American exceptionalism," Arizona Sen. John McCain told Russians Thursday that Putin "doesn't believe in you."

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5:44am

Sun September 1, 2013
World

British Journalist And TV Personality Sir David Frost Dies At 74

Originally published on Sun September 1, 2013 5:20 pm

Sir David Frost arrives at London's Downing Street in April 2009.
Dan Kitwood Getty Images

Veteran British journalist and broadcaster Sir David Frost has died from a suspected heart attack while aboard a luxury cruise ship. He was 74.

The Guardian and The Daily Mail both report that Frost was giving a speech aboard the Queen Elizabeth II, en route from Southampton to Lisbon, when he collapsed.

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1:28am

Thu August 29, 2013
Around the Nation

Area Man Realizes He's Been Reading Fake News For 25 Years

Originally published on Thu August 29, 2013 11:47 am

Jan. 18-24, 2001
The Onion

Before Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert became establishments in news satire, there was The Onion. Thursday, "America's Finest News Source" turns 25.

Two college students founded the fake news organization, which began as a newspaper in Madison, Wis. "It really started as something very local that was intended mainly to ... sell pizza coupons," Editor-in-Chief Will Tracy tells Morning Edition host Renee Montagne..

It still has that Midwestern touch, he says.

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