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Fri November 25, 2011
Afghanistan

Afghan Reporters Maneuver Media Minefields

Originally published on Fri November 25, 2011 4:55 am

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

In Afghanistan, a media boom followed the ouster of the Taliban in 2001, but there have been problems. Watchdog groups report hundreds of cases of violence and intimidation against journalists, including murder. Afghan reporters have learned which topics are off-limits, and they take great care to avoid offending the country's powerful. NPR's Ahmad Shafi reports from Kabul.

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Fri November 25, 2011
Business

Thai Floods Disrupt Computer Hard Drive Supply

Originally published on Fri November 25, 2011 3:37 am

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NPR's Business News starts with rising computer prices. A component used to make computers has become more expensive. The reason why, is around the world in Southeast Asia. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.

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Fri November 25, 2011
Business

Tis The Season For Shopping

On this Black Friday, Linda Wertheimer talks to branding expert Martin Lindstrom about the psychology of sales and the array of techniques retailers use to get people to shop.

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Fri November 25, 2011
Business

The Last Word In Business

Steve Inskeep has the Last Word in business.

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Fri November 25, 2011
National Security

NYPD, FBI Squabble Could Benefit Pimentel's Defense

Originally published on Fri November 25, 2011 4:37 am

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