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Recent closure of popular indie venues attributed to expansion of 'VICE'.
It's Cyber Week on BTR! On today's show, Charlie Smith of Great Fire talks about the work of his organization in exposing online censorship by Chinese authorities and complicit corporate media interests. And later, Cora Currier of The Intercept explains how governments are bypassing encryption techniques, largely viewed by technologists as the last line of defense for your online privacy.
Binge Week - Opinion: Binge drinking is not an excuse to blame victims of rape.
Thanks to ‘Orange Is the New Black’ popularizing orange jumpsuits, the black and white pinstripe is making a comeback in prisons, but at what cost?
Coverage concerning R. Kelly’s son, Jay, shows the inherent transphobia in many media outlets.
It's Identity Week on BTR! On today's show, Molly Freeman talks about female representation in media, plus a word from the creator of "Typecast", a viral video parody of Lorde's "Royals".
Who needs the (subscribed) reader? An internet punditry manifesto through the lens of music review revisionism.
The battle between old media and new rages on, a synergy of the two the most likely outcome.

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