Slate on Day to Day for the week of Aug. 15.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Aug. 15.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Aug. 15.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Aug. 18 2005 5:54 PM

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Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005

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Middlebrow: Targeting New Yorker Readers
Target department stores bought every advertisement in The New Yorker magazine this week. Target did this before, when it bought all the advertising space in an issue of People magazine. Alex Chadwick talks with Bryan Curtis, who examines what the buy-up says about Target's prime audience. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005

Jurisprudence: Still More Roberts Docs
More than 5,000 additional pages of documents related to Supreme Court nominee John Roberts legal past were released Monday. The appellate court judge's apparent sympathy for prayer in public schools is among the items of interest. Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about what else is drawing scrutiny in the documents, and if any conclusions can be drawn from the files. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Aug. 15, 2005

Hollywood Economist: Onscreen Nudity Drops
Alex Chadwick talks with Edward J. Epstein about the decline of sexual nudity in films over the last few decades. Epstein says film studios are being pressured by the DVD and television markets to offer less salacious films. Listen to the segment.