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A Congolese Mother Of Six Is Honored For Her Death-Defying Journalism

Monday, October 27, 2014

Solange Lusiku Nsimire, an editor who has been subjected to death threats and whose family has been attacked, has won a courage award for her journalism in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Two Lions Of Journalism, Roaring To The Last

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Two of journalism's greats died within a couple days of each other — Ben Bradlee and Frank Mankiewicz. NPR's Scott Simon remembers them for their shared gifts of charm, wit and street smarts.

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All Things Considered

Former NPR Head Remembered For His Humor, Love Of Baseball.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Robert Siegel offers his personal memories of former NPR President Frank Mankiewicz, who died Thursday at age 90. Mankiewicz was also remembered for being Sen. Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign manager.

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PRI's The World

Cartoons of Muhammad sparked global outrage, but the man who approved them has no regrets

Friday, October 24, 2014

Flemming Rose was the Danish newspaper editor responsible for running the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in 2005 that sparked global outrage. Now he's written a book about the episode and holds fast to his belief that publishing them was the right and necessary thing to do.

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Morning Edition

Journalist And Political Aide Frank Mankiewicz Dies At 90

Friday, October 24, 2014

Frank Mankiewicz, press secretary to Robert Kennedy and presidential campaign manager for George McGovern, died Thursday night in Washington, D.C. The journalist and former president of NPR was 90.

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Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies

Friday, October 24, 2014

The journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at the age of 90.

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On The Media

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Infectious Disease Edition

Friday, October 24, 2014

Panic over the Ebola virus in the U.S. has dominated cable news. So, we put together a template to help the discerning news consumer see through the media's over-the-top coverage.

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The Takeaway

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, October 24, 2014

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the Sideshow podcast, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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On The Media

Grabbing the Gavel

Friday, October 24, 2014

A new study finds that TV ads attacking state supreme court justices during elections influence both who makes the bench and how the law is laid down. 

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On The Media

Sanity on Ebola, Money and Midterms, & #GamerGate

Friday, October 24, 2014

A Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Infectious Disease Edition, "dark money" in midterm elections, and demystifying #GamerGate. 

PRI's The World

A filmmaker’s journey along the US-Mexico border shows it's 'a very powerful idea to have a line'

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

At a time when the border between the US and Mexico is a lightning rod for public opinion, Rodrigo Reyes’ film “Purgatorio" offers an on-the-ground view of people from both sides of the fence.

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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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The Takeaway

Dr. Katz Will See You Now: The Return of a 90s Icon

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

"Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" ran on Comedy Central in the mid-90s, and creator Jonathan Katz is reviving the character as the TV show celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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All Things Considered

'Post' Editor Bradlee Helped Define Modern American Journalism

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As executive editor, Ben Bradlee led The Washington Post to national acclaim. He was best known as a champion of ambitious reporters and stylish writers, goading them to new heights. He died Tuesday.

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Morning Edition

The 2014 Campaign Ads That You Just Can't Stop Replaying

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

States that could determine which party controls the Senate next year have been barraged for months with campaign ads. For better or for worse, here are some of the most noteworthy.

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Morning Edition

Inside Larry King's Complicated Mind, As Shown In Late-Night Tweets

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A couple of nights ago, in the pre-dawn hours, Larry King took his Twitter followers on a personal tour of the inside of his own head. It all started at 1:40 a.m. with a simple declaration.

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New Tech City

Containing Disease Like They Did in This Video Game

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Governments need to be able to predict how outbreaks spread and grow. But that's not so easy. Here's how one bizarre and totally accidental video game incident made the modeling smarter.

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Morning Edition

Ben Bradlee, Who Led 'Washington Post' To New Heights, Dies At 93

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.

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Morning Edition

Winners And Losers Of The Fall TV Season Begin To Emerge

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

One month into the TV season, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says diversity is winning and rom coms are losing as new shows battle for viewers.

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