The Brian Lehrer Show

Jets Blue

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Barbara Barker, Newsday sportswriter and columnist, offers her take on the treatment of reporter Ines Sainz by some Jets players.

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The Takeaway

Four Kidnapped Mexican Journalists Remain Missing

Friday, July 30, 2010

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mexico is one of the world's most dangerous countries for the press. More than 30 journalists have been killed or disappeared in the country since President Felipe Calderón was elected in 2006. 

Four Mexican journalists are still missing after being kidnapped Monday by alleged members of a drug cartel. Three of the missing journalists are television cameramen, while one is a newspaper reporter. They were were all kidnapped after reportedly photographing a protest at Gómez Palacio prison, in the state of Durango. The protests came on the heels of the arrest of Margarita Rojas, the head of the prison, who is accused of allowing armed prisoners to leave the prison and carry out a mass killing a week earlier.

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The Takeaway

Citizen Editors: What's Your Headline for Today's News?

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

The role of citizen journalists is increasingly important. We want you to be the citizen editor. What would your headline be for today's news? "Where are the nukes?" "Freedom for the Iranian people?" Tell us your headlines.

What's your take? Leave a comment or record your story at 1-877-8-MY-TAKE.

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