Shaming O.J. News Corp's decision to cancel plans to publish a book and broadcast an interview with O.J. Simpson was greeted with relief both inside and outside the company. Journalist Shankar Vedantam talks about how shame is a powerful tool that should be used more as punishment in American society.
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Shaming O.J.

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News Corp's decision to cancel plans to publish a book and broadcast an interview with O.J. Simpson was greeted with widespread expressions of relief both inside and outside the company. Journalist Shankar Vedantam talks about his Washington Post article and his belief that shame is a powerful tool that should be used more as punishment in American society.

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Shankar Vedantam, journalist, The Washington Post