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The Digest: Serial breaks iTunes record… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Murder mystery podcast Serial breaks download records | The Telegraph "A podcast about a real-life murder presented in a format that its creator says is 'as old as Dickens' has become the fastest ever to pass five million downloads. The podcast, which issues weekly 40-minute episodes, is a spin-off from broadcasting sensation This…

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The Digest: Charlie Brooker on Gamergate… and 4 other things people are talking about this morning

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Gamergate: the internet is the toughest game in town – if you’re playing as a woman, says the Guardian's Charlie Brooker: "There seems to be a small yet vocal core of maniacs bafflingly resistant to the notion that women should have any say in the games industry at all. Even recent statistics indicating…

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GoFundMe’s Ferguson controversy raises more questions about the limits of internet speech

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Over $200,000 has been raised on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe in support of Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot Michael Brown, which has led to the widespread and well publicised unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The fund was started on August 17th and apparently the proceeds will go to Wilson and his family to pay…

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