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On The Media

Washington's Nerds Go To Prom

Friday, April 17, 2015

Patrick's Gavin's new documentary, "Nerd Prom: Inside Washington's Wildest Week" is a behind-the-scenes look into the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Life of the Law

One Reporter on California’s Death Row

Thursday, July 17, 2014

What do we really know about death row in California? When we don’t know we create, we imagine.

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The Takeaway

An Uncertain Future For Al Jazeera Journalists

Friday, May 30, 2014

Over the weekend in Cairo, Egyptian prosecutors will make their closing remarks in the case against three Al Jazeera journalists accused of helping a terrorist organization.

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On The Media

One Rogue Reporter

Friday, May 30, 2014

Rich Peppiatt is a former tabloid reporter who resigned from the profession with a very public letter to his boss at the UK's Daily Star newspaper. He's since been a vocal critic of the British tabloid press, and has a new film called "One Rogue Reporter" that is part documentary, part satire, and part outrageous pranks against some of Britain's most notorious tabloid writers and editors. Bob speaks with Peppiatt about the film and how he turned tabloid journalists' own tricks against them.

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On The Media

Is There A Right Way To Report On Terror?

Friday, May 31, 2013

In covering acts of terror, like the gruesome Woolwich killing last week in London, how should the press report the story without giving those responsible the overwhelming amount of attention they seek? Bob considers the British media's coverage of the Woolwich attack and the decision by most British outlets to air the video of one suspect's diatribe.

 

Jim James - All Is Forgiven

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Exit Interview: Stu Loeser

Friday, August 17, 2012

For almost eight years, Stu Loeser has helped shape Mayor Bloomberg's media presence, and served as spokesperson for the administration. As he prepares to leave his job, he discusses the Bloomberg legislative record, media strategy, and his role.

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The Takeaway

From Anderson Cooper to Christiane Amanpour: When Journalists Can't Bear Witness

Friday, February 04, 2011

A systemic crackdown on journalists by the Egyptian government has threatened reporters and news anchors - and in some cases, sent them fleeing for safety. Joel Simon, Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, explains what's at stake if the news media are no longer there to bear witness to the increasingly volatile uprisings. 

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WNYC News

His Excellency Faces NY Reporters

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Archbishop Dolan takes questions from NewYork reporters

Archbishop Dolan takes questions from NewYork reporters

Shortly before Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan was installed today at St. Patrick's Cathedral, he gave his first press conference. He was in great spirits, smiling and joking with ...

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WNYC News

Snark Attack!

Monday, February 09, 2009

David Denby, the pointed but never snarky film critic for The New Yorker, talks about his new book Snark: It's Mean, It's Personal, and It's Ruining Our Conversation. Denby and Lehrer review some well-known quips and ask "Is This Snark?"

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WNYC News

More Accolades for Captain and Crew of Flight 1549

Monday, February 09, 2009

Flight Attendant Donna Dent  speaks at a press conference with Flight Attendant Sheila Dail, Flight Attendant Doreen Welsh, First Officer Jeffrey Skiles, Mayor Bloomberg and Pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger  of US Airways Flight 1549, after being presented with keys to the city. (Getty)

Flight Attendant Donna Dent speaks at a press conference with Flight Attendant Sheila Dail, Flight Attendant Doreen Welsh, First Officer Jeffrey Skiles, Mayor Bloomberg and Pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger of US Airways Flight 1549, after being presented with keys to the city. (Getty)

This time the three flight attendants, pilot and co-pilot were given a key to the city. The second they stepped into the packed room the flashes and clicks started and never stopped. Photographers and camera men yelled at each other and even the mayor requested that the 'stills get down'.

A city hall press aide remarked it's the craziest she's seen it - even crazier than when J-Lo appeared in the same room.

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