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The Briefing 05-21-14

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1) Majority of Americans now live in states with same sex marriage after rulings in Pennsylvania and Oregon

Federal Judge Strikes Down Oregon’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage, The New York Times (Kirk Johnson) 

Judge Strikes Down Oregon Gay Marriage Ban, Associated Press (Jonathan J. Cooper)

Judge throws out Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage, USA Today (John Bacon)

Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Ban on Gay Marriage, New York Times (Erik Eckholm)

2) Religious discrimination in workplace over same-sex marriage  will be increasingly common
What To Say When The Hiring Manager Asks About Your Religion In A Job Interview, Business Insider (Jacquelyn Smith)

Freedom of Religion in the Workplace, Huffington Post (Brynn Tannehill)

3) Reality TV turns 20 along with its pervasive cultural influence

It All Began with O. J., Vanity Fair (Lili Anolik)

4) Barbara Walters’ interviews shaped the news content Americans consume

As Barbara Walters Retires, the Big TV Interview Signs Off, Too, New York Times (Jonathan Mahler)

How Barbara Walters Changed Everything, Huffington Post (Jack Mirkinson)