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On the Media

Flash-in-the-Pan Candidates

Today at 2:00pm

How to explain media fervor over unserious candidates like Donald Trump this month and Herman Cain in 2012? The media's real power in the boom-and-bust cycles of political coverage, and why the extra scrutiny could extinguish Trump's flare sooner.

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Latino USA

Life Sentence

Today at 3:00pm
Repeats tomorrow at 1:00 a.m.

The show explores life before, during and after prison. Latino USA meets a group of lifers trying to slow down the school-to-prison pipeline.

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KQED Newsroom

Women in Tech Panel

Today at 6:00pm

We talk with three women working in technical positions at different companies. They share the challenges they faced getting into the tech industry as well as what's made the difference for them in their careers.

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