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Viewpoint On Ferguson: People Have To Understand The Other Side

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

David Greene talks to Steve Sullivan, who runs Provident, a network of counseling and crisis centers in the St. Louis area, including Ferguson. His comments appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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New Tech City

Type "Hello" To Amy, Your Plucky Digital Personal Assistant

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Your friends won't know she's a robot, but you will save tons of time. The question is: when to fess up that "she" is not real.

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'New York Times' Hires Former NPR Executive To Lead Digital Push

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Kinsey Wilson was NPR's chief content officer when he was forced out last month by the network's new CEO, Jarl Mohn.

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On The Media

On Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A special edition of On the Media examines the media's reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

Monday, November 24, 2014

A big shift has occurred over the past few years: Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?

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PRI's The World

Meet the folks behind the subtitles on your favorite movies and streaming TV shows

Monday, November 24, 2014

Remember the last time you saw a foreign language film? You sat down in the dark, popcorn in hand, and for the next two hours you read all those subtitles. But even if you've seen a lot of subtitled movies, you've probably never thought of who wrote those fleeting words on the screen?

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WWI YouTube Series Builds A Week-By-Week Horror Story

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Indy Neidell's four-year series of videos takes a week-by-week look at World War I. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Neidell about his project, called The Great War.

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In NPR And AP Cosby Interviews, A 'No Comment' That Said Everything

Saturday, November 22, 2014

After rape allegations against him gained renewed scrutiny in October, Bill Cosby stayed quiet. NPR had one of the first chances to get that silence on record, and led AP to reconsider its coverage.

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On The Media

The Story Behind "The Dingo Ate My Baby"

Friday, November 21, 2014

In 1982, Lindy Chamberlain was falsely convicted of murdering her 9 week old infant daughter, and her cry for help became a global punch line. 

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On The Media

Hijacked Narratives, Coates on Cosby, George Takei and More

Friday, November 21, 2014

How media narratives have irreversible effects, a prominent journalist describes his editorial regret regarding the Bill Cosby rape allegations, and a conversation with George Takei.

All Things Considered

'Fake Sheikh' Accused Of Tricking Sources Into Making News

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A new BBC documentary shines a bright light on the so-called "Fake Sheikh," an infamous British tabloid writer who posed as a Middle Eastern sheikh and enticed people into sometimes illegal behavior.

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Mike Nichols, Award-Winning Director Of 'The Graduate,' 'Silkwood,' Dies

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mike Nichols was an ultimate Hollywood insider who won every major show business award directing for stage, film and TV. But his life in America began as an outsider immigrant from Germany.

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NBC And Netflix Shelve Bill Cosby Projects As New Rape Claim Emerges

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A TV comedy Bill Cosby was developing for NBC has been canceled, after new allegations against the comedian. Netflix made a similar move; TV Land will reportedly stop airing Cosby Show reruns.

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Morning Edition

'Orange County Register' Reporters Deliver The News

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The century old daily has asked for volunteers in the newsroom after a cost-cutting change in distributors. The job description for reporters, in addition to reporting, distribute up to 600 papers.

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Uber Exec In Hot Water After Suggesting A Journalist Smear Campaign

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A senior vice president of the ride-service company has issued an apology after news broke of his comments about digging up info about reporters' personal lives.

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Bill Cosby's Silence On Rape Allegations Makes Huge Media Noise

Monday, November 17, 2014

Bill Cosby's silence when asked by an NPR anchor about rape allegations made big media news. The ongoing controversy may also hint at a generational divide between his fans and his latest critics.

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PRI's The World

This American reporter survived a botched kidnapping in Yemen

Monday, November 17, 2014

After 11 years of traveling to and writing about Yemen, American journalist and scholar Gregory Johnsen was nearly kidnapped there earlier this year. He says it's a sign of how much more dangerous and unforgiving the country has become for Americans.

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Morning Edition

StoryCorps Founder David Isay Wins 2015 TED Prize

Monday, November 17, 2014

Each year TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, awards the prize to one exceptional individual. Since Isay launched StoryCorps in 2003, nearly 100,000 Americans have participated.

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Morning Edition

Bill Cosby Remains Silent On Sexual Assault Allegations

Monday, November 17, 2014

Cosby is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985. Cosby, a guest on Weekend Edition Saturday, refused to answer questions about the allegations.

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Words Matter, So Here's 'Word Matters'

Saturday, November 15, 2014

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Standards and Practices Editor Mark Memmott about the language NPR uses and why.

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