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Fresh Air

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Arts, Society & Culture, TV & Film

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Arts 2
Top 200 15

Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

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How Free Web Content Traps Us In An Abyss Of Ads & Clickbait

October 17th, 2016

Episode 684 of 725 episodes

Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore. His new book is 'The Attention Merchants.' Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Wadada Leo Smith's album 'America's National Parks.'

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