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Web Exclusive: Former diplomat Daniel Benjamin says media outlets are "hyperventilating" over ISIS

In the above video, Daniel Benjamin, the State Department’s most senior counterterrorism adviser during President Obama’s first term, tells Brian Stelter that media outlets have been overstating the threat that ISIS poses to the U.S. 211 more words

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Where are the anti-war voices on TV?

Rep. Barbara Lee, the only member of Congress to vote against the use of force authorization in Afghanistan in 2001, talks to Brian Stelter about why we hear so few anti-war voices on cable news. 145 more words

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Do TV contracts block NFL reporting?

USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan and former ESPN The Magazine editor Gary Belsky talk about whether television network business relationships with the NFL impact those networks’ news reporting about the league. 277 more words

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Inside the locker room: two ex-NFL players on media coverage of sports scandals

With NFL stars Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson in the spotlight for off-the-field violence, former players George Martin and Chris Kluwe talk about how player misconduct is handled in NFL locker rooms. 188 more words

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Tim Arango on the risks of reporting on ISIS

New York Times Baghdad bureau chief Tim Arango tells Brian Stelter about his experience reporting from Iraq and the perils journalists face when trying to cover ISIS.

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Should media air ISIS propaganda? Dan Rather, Jeff Greenfield weigh in

As the Islamic terror group ISIS releases video showing the beheading of another Western hostage, Dan Rather and Jeff Greenfield discuss whether news organizations should be giving airtime to these videos. 126 more words

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