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Missouri teen shooting also spotlights how media can factor into narrative

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Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. Scott Olson/Getty Images

The news out of Ferguson, Missouri has dominated the media today. We talked to NPR's Eric Deggans, author of the book "Race Baiter - How The Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation," on the role of media when it comes to this case.

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