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All Things Considered

After Over A Year In Egyptian Prison, Freed Journalist Recalls His Nightmare

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Mohamed Fahmy, one of the Al-Jazeera journalists just freed from Egyptian custody, recounts what he calls the nightmare of the last 14 months and talks about what comes next.

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Who Makes The List Of Trustworthiness?

Saturday, February 14, 2015

A company called The Marketing Arm ranks celebrities by trustworthiness. This week, news anchor Brian Williams took a dive from 23 to 835. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Matt Delzell about the list.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

David Carr, Investigating His Own Life

Friday, February 13, 2015

NYTimes media columnist David Carr died Thursday at the age of 58. He covered the media industry for 25 years, but in this interview, which first aired in 2008, he told us his own story.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian's Tribute to David Carr

Friday, February 13, 2015

By our count, David Carr was a guest on the Brian Lehrer Show fourteen times. We collected four examples that celebrate one of his greatest qualities: an ability to make policy personal.
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PRI's The World

Lynsey Addario: A life in nine photographs

Friday, February 13, 2015

She's seen warfare. Been kidnapped. Interviewed victims of rape and helped an Afghan woman in labor get to a hospital. Photographed a dying boy with her own son growing inside her womb. She tells the stories behind these photographs.

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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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A Radio Journalist Who Put His Life On The Line

Friday, February 13, 2015

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar did stories about Somalia's poor and suffering souls. He was critical of the government and of militants. Then one day he got a text message that said someone was coming for him.

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The Takeaway

A Digital Mausoleum: Facebook After Death

Friday, February 13, 2015

Facebook is letting users decide what should happen to their profile when they die. Your account can be frozen, deleted or you can designate a "legacy contact" to take over your account.

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Morning Edition

David Carr, 'New York Times' Media Critc, Dies At 58

Friday, February 13, 2015

The media correspondent for The New York Times died Thursday night after collapsing in the newsroom. David Carr expertly dissected journalism as an industry and as entertainment. He was 58.

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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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On The Media

Black, White and Red All Over

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Wilmington Race Riots of 1898 were galvanized by racism in the local press. More than a century later, two newspapers apologized. 

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On The Media

Remembering David Carr, New York Times Media Critic

Friday, February 13, 2015

Bob remembers David Carr, whose candor and insight into the digital media world made him a trusted voice to fellow journalists and readers alike.

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On The Media

Word Watch: Whistleblower

Friday, February 13, 2015

Brooke explores the history of the word "whistleblower," from its sporting origins to pejorative to description of courage.

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On The Media

Whistleblowers, the Legacy of Lynching, and Vintage Jon Stewart

Friday, February 13, 2015

An exploration of the term “whistleblower”, from its origins as a sports reference to its current status as a moral mantle. Also, a farewell to venerable media satirist Jon Stewart. 

David Carr, 'New York Times' Media Columnist, Dies At 58

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The widely read journalist, who covered the media for 25 years, died after collapsing in the newsroom Thursday. Carr was also known for his memoir, investigating his addiction to alcohol and drugs.

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All Things Considered

CBS Journalist Bob Simon Remembered For 'Unbelievable' Career

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Rachel Martin talks with longtime CBS producer Harry Radliffe about Bob Simon's work and legacy. The journalist died Wednesday night in a car accident at the age of 73.

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PRI's The World

This Muslim American cop show: 'Not Law and Order: Special Muslims Unit'

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A few years ago, two writers created a show about a Yemeni American cop who happened to be Muslim. It never made it to television screens, but they're hopeful to get it on the air.

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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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Morning Edition

After More Than 400 Days In Egyptian Jail, Journalists Released — For Now

Thursday, February 12, 2015

An Egyptian court released Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail, but their case hasn't been dismissed. For more details, David Greene speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.

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The Takeaway

Your TV Is Listening to You. And Messing With It Could Be a Felony.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Your TV might be listening in on your conversations. Want to change it? Meddle with the technology on the TV, and it could be a felony under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. 

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