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A bill to punish revenge porn has been passed by the Pennsylvania Senate. How big a problem is this issue and could the Commonwealth’s bill be a model for other states to follow? We’ll pose that question to City Paper reporter Charlie Deitch, whose investigation into the topic is featured is this week’s cover story. Also, taking part in the conversation is Holly Jacobs, revenge porn victim and founder of the organization End Revenge Porn.
Fans of public radio are familiar with Story Corps, heard Fridays during Morning Edition. The oral history project documents everyday people sharing stories about their lives. We'll talk with Story Corps founder Dave Isay about his book All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps.