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The Takeaway

Remembering ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott

Monday, January 05, 2015

Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, says his admiration of ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott was both personal and professional. Scott died of cancer on Sunday at age 49.

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On The Media

The State House Beat

Friday, December 26, 2014

Two-thirds of audited daily papers do not assign a single reporter to cover the State House. 

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On The Media

Deadbeats

Friday, December 26, 2014

OTM looks at the great decline in beat reporting. 

The Takeaway

As War Winds Down, NPR Closes Kabul Bureau

Monday, December 22, 2014

More than a decade after America's war in Afghanistan began, journalists are leaving behind an unfinished story. NPR’s Sean Carberry reflects on leaving Kabul at the end of 2014.

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Selected Shorts

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Chapter 1

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Alec Baldwin reads Hunter S. Thompson's road trip classic.

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Selected Shorts

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Chapter 3

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Anthony Rapp hits the Las Vegas strip in Hunter S. Thompson's classic.

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Selected Shorts

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Chapter 10

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Michael Imperioli loses it in Hunter S. Thompson's classic.

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Selected Shorts

Fear and Loathing with Hunter S. Thompson

Thursday, December 11, 2014

On the road with Hunter S. Thompson, a bright red car, and lots of illegal substances.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Next for The New Republic and Why We Should Care

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

What does the future hold for the embattled magazine The New Republic?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Tech Mogul Dives Into Investigative Journalism: The Chaos Behind Pierre Omidyar First Look Media

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Vanity Fair contributing editor Sarah Ellison on her in-depth portrait of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and the chaos of his investigative journalism start-up, First Look Media.

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The Takeaway

Reporting From The Front Lines of The Ebola Crisis

Friday, December 05, 2014

On The Media Host and Managing Editor Brooke Gladstone shares the perspective of journalists in Liberia who have covered the Ebola crisis from the very beginning.

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Radiolab

Outside Westgate

Saturday, November 29, 2014

After a public tragedy, a reporter looks at the space between the stories of the people who experienced it and the official narrative. 
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On The Media

Spanish AP Style Guide

Friday, November 28, 2014

While an estimated 450 million people use Spanish, they don't all use it the same way. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ira and Alec, In Conversation

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

For the return of Here's The Thing, Alec Baldwin thought, who better to have as a guest than Ira Glass, the Taylor Swift of public radio podcasts?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

As More Governments Seek To Control Information, The Lives of Journalists Are Increasingly At Risk

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Authoritarian governments, militants, criminals, and terrorists, all seek to use technology, political pressure, and violence to silence journalists around the world. 

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Studio 360

Dan Gilroy Gets Dark with Nightcrawler

Friday, October 31, 2014

The director of Nightcrawler explains the real-life inspiration for the film and why Jake Gyllenhaal’s creepy character is our future.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Remembering Ben Bradlee

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Listen to legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee speaking with Leonard Lopate in September 1995 about his career as a newspaperman and about his memoir, A Good Life. 

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The Takeaway

Remembering The Legendary Ben Bradlee

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

No other man quite embodied the power of the press. He was an individual who faced down presidents, who trusted reporters by instinct—instincts that could fail him but rarely did.

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New Tech City

How Twitter Has Changed Nonfiction

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Harvested properly, social media status updates are a narrative gold mine for writers. Here are the clever tricks Nick Bilton used when writing the book about Twitter. 

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On Being

Michel Martin — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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