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On The Media

Who Oversees the Drone Program?

Friday, May 01, 2015

News that a US drone strike killed two innocent Americans raised new questions about who really runs the program, and who oversees it. 

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On The Media

A Sea of Black Ink

Friday, May 01, 2015

The White House has released data about last year's Freedom of Information Act requests. The AP analyzed the administration's numbers and found their claim of openness lacking.

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The Takeaway

Why Israel is The World's Toughest Beat

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In just three years, the NYT's Jodi Rudoren has covered two Israeli national elections, two wars in Gaza, failed peace talks and watched the fallout from regional political instability.

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On The Media

Washington's Nerds Go To Prom

Friday, April 17, 2015

Patrick's Gavin's new documentary, "Nerd Prom: Inside Washington's Wildest Week" is a behind-the-scenes look into the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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On The Media

Climate Feedback

Friday, April 10, 2015

Scientist Emmanuel Vincent spearheads Climate Feedback, a group of scientists annotating climate change coverage online to bridge the gap between reportage and scientific fact. 

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On The Media

The Guardian Takes A Stand

Friday, April 10, 2015

Alan Rusbridger talks about his last campaign as editor of The Guardian: getting the world's two largest charities to divest from fossil fuels - before it's too late.

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On The Media

Blame, Shame, or Deny?

Friday, April 10, 2015

Climate change is arguably the most urgent story in human history, but journalism has struggled to address the threat. Plus: the report on the Rolling Stone's UVA story; and more.

The Leonard Lopate Show

The Forgotten Legacy of 'The First Lady of the Black Press'

Friday, March 06, 2015

Ethel Payne was one of the most significant yet least known figures of the civil rights era— a pioneering journalist and courageous commentator.

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The Takeaway

Loss of An Icon: Celebrating The Life of David Carr

Friday, February 13, 2015

Beloved New York Times journalist David Carr suddenly died yesterday. He was 58-years-old. Takeaway Host John Hockenberry and journalists from around the web remember him here.

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On The Media

Geeks Bearing Gifts

Friday, February 13, 2015

Bob imagines new futures for news with journalism professor Jeff Jarvis.

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The Takeaway

Bob Simon: Remembering a Legend

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Takeaway Host John Hockenberry remembers legendary journalist Bob Simon, who died in a car accident yesterday at the age of 73.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Harrison Salisbury, The Reporter as Witness to the Truth

Thursday, February 12, 2015

To be uppity, to be contradictory, is the essence of the American system of press freedom.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Media Shake Up, A Literary Classic, and Sightless Beauty

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the departures of Brian Williams and Jon Stewart, the return of Harper Lee, and what beauty means to the blind.

The Takeaway

Better Than The Rest: Missing Jon Stewart Already

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

There's been quite a bit of drama this week in the world of media. Bob Garfield of On The Media reflects on Jon Stewart's retirement.

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The Takeaway

Essay: The Uncertain Future of Brian Williams

Monday, February 09, 2015

Over the weekend, NBC announced that it is launching a fact-checking investigation into the reporting of Brian Williams. 

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The Takeaway

Newsstands See Rush For Charlie Hebdo

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo usually prints just 45,000 copies. But after the terrorist attack on the magazine, five million copies of this week's issue have headed to newsstands throughout the world.

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The Takeaway

Free Speech & The Prophet Muhammed: Fighting Radical Islam

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

While the great majority of Muslims do not subscribe to the radical ideas of ISIS, after attacks like those in Paris, the message of mainstream Islam is often obscured.

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

Alex Blumberg on Our Podcast Future

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Alex Blumberg used to be a producer for This American Life. He also co-founded NPR's Planet Money. But he's left public radio to launch his own podcast production company, called Gimlet Media. They've already got two podcasts out, with a third on the way. He says, with smart phones and Wi-Fi enabled cars, people have more opportunity to listen to what they want, when they want.

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On The Media

Regret the Error 2014

Friday, January 09, 2015

Every year at this time, we invite Craig Silverman, of Emergent.info and the "Regret the Error" blog on Poynter, to fill us in on the media's biggest mistakes of the past 12 months.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: An Attack in Paris, America's Day in the Sun, and Relics from The Past

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The Takeaway looks at a terrorist attack in Paris, a bright spot shining on the U.S. economy, and we explore the contents of a 220-year-old time capsule.