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March 8, 2021  
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Several pretrial issues having been sorted out, jury selection begins today in  Minneapolis in the trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin, facing murder charges in the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in a violent arrest on May 25 last year.

Leid Stories listeners have discussed aspects of the case that raised questions in their minds about a fair trial and justice for Floyd. The official start if the trial affords a closer look at how the case will be presented to the jury by both the prosecution and defense.

(2) Don't Confuse Oprah's 'Royal' Interviews With Journalism

Oprah Winfrey's exclusive interview with in-transition royals, the former Sussexes of Britain, aired Sunday on CBS. Hyped to the max, it drew a record-breaking 62 million U.S. viewers, and 90 million worldwide, according to The New York Times.

It catapulted Winfrey into a media category all her own. Just don't confuse it with "journalism," says Leid Stories.

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