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Think On Point and you think radio. But our new media team has also been putting together some Flickr slideshows that are well worth looking through. We collect some of them here. Click on the links above each slideshow to hear the shows themselves:

“Exploring Cambodia’s Lost Temples”

“The Magic of Harry Houdini”

“Germany’s First ‘Hitler Exhibit’”

“Beetles, Bears, and Climate Change”

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  • lorna Bratton

    It has been amusing to see the press–New York Times,
    Washington Post, NPR and regretfully On Point trying to put down Jon Stewart’s rally. As if in a chorus they all came out with similar comments before the rally ever took place: not appropriate for a comedian, should not be putting down Beck’s rally, (inspite of the fact that Stewart had said many times his was not a response to Beck’rally.)
    In the end the rally was exactly what he said it would be:a plea for civilized discourse. If he had criticism for anything it was the media and especially NPR. I felt that this was richly deserved. I listen to and support NPR but have been very disappointed by their timidity recently.
    Can the Main Stream Media feel they are under threat because Stewart is once again doing their job for them?
    This is reminiscent of their stuffy response to Colbert’s speech at the White House correspondants dinner where he skewered the press for acting like stenographers rather than journalists.

  • Alpha Shaban

    why is it so complicated now to listened to past shows. it use be so easy to do that. i’m a long time listner. but always listen online. i can’t easly do that now.please can someone fix that. onpoint is a great show and not all of us can sit by the radio. thank you.

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Aug 27, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, as Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, center, looks at them, prior to their talks after after posing for a photo in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP)

Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s leader meet. We’ll look at Russia and the high voltage chess game over Ukraine. Plus, we look at potential US military strikes in Syria and Iraq.

Aug 27, 2014
The cast of the new ABC comedy, "Black-ish." (Courtesy ABC)

This week the Emmys celebrate the best in television. We’ll look at what’s ahead for the Fall TV season.

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, right, speaks with Ady Barkan of the Center for Popular Democracy as she arrives for a dinner during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.  (AP)

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There’s no hidden agenda to the difference between most people’s Facebook and Twitter feeds this week. Just a hidden type of emotional content and case use. Digiday’s John McDermott explains.

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Our Week In The Web: August 22, 2014
Friday, Aug 22, 2014

On mixed media messaging, Spotify serendipity and a view of Earth from the International Space Station.

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