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Central Park 5 Film Director Sued by Police Training Firm

John E. Reid and Associates Inc., a police interrogation training and consulting firm, sued Netflix, writer-director Ava DuVernay, and her distribution company Array over a single disparaging comment made by a character in their “Central Park Five” docudrama “When They See Us.”

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How the Media Abets ‘Fame-Seeking’ Mass Shooters

Individuals hungry for media notoriety represent half the perpetrators of the most widely covered mass violence events since the turn of the century, according to researchers who say their findings should encourage more restrained coverage by news outlets.

Why NBC’s Lester Holt Spent Two Nights in Prison

Holt went to Louisiana State Penitentiary, the maximum-security prison known as Angola, for a two-night stay in a cell. The results will be shown on NBC’s “Dateline” at 10 p.m. Friday. On Sunday, MSNBC will show a “town hall” broadcast from New York state’s Sing Sing Correctional Facility.