Didrik Schanche

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#NPRreads: Four Great Reads Worth Going Out Of Your Way For

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Spring Into This Weekend

Saturday, April 02, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and The Two-Way. Correspondents, editors and producers share the pieces that have kept them reading. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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#NPRreads: 4 Eye-Opening Stories To Read This Weekend

Saturday, February 13, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From NPR Ed Digital Producer and ...

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#NPRreads: A Sign Of The Times? Trinidad Offers Venezuela Toilet Paper For Oil

Friday, February 27, 2015

#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...

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Ebola Survivor: 'You Feel Like ... Maybe ... A Ghost'

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Dr. Senga Omeonga met us under a huge mango tree outside St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Behind the main building, several dozens of disinfected rubber boots worn by health care workers were propped upside down on stakes planted on a patch of lawn.

This is the hospital where ...

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A Game Of Ludo Helps Liberians Catch A Break From Ebola

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The president of Liberia is in town. She's about to launch her Ebola Must Go! Campaign in the dusty village of New Georgia Signboard.

But three residents sitting on chairs that are arranged in the middle of a red dirt walk not far from the ceremony are are oblivious to ...

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A Liberian Prof Doesn't Like What He's Seeing On The News Blackboard

Friday, December 12, 2014

Samuel Gbarzeki is fed up.

"How can we cope?" he asks.

The university professor, who teaches English to freshmen and sophomores, has been out of work since July when Liberia's government suspended schools because of the Ebola outbreak.

"Ebola is very, very dangerous because it kills and has no boundaries," ...

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Liberia's Daily Talk: All The News That Fits On A Blackboard

Friday, December 12, 2014

It's one of Liberia's most popular news sources, with updates on everything from Ebola to politics. The plywood newsboard on a busy Monrovia sidewalk is the brainchild of journalist Alfred Sirleaf.

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'Ebola Must Go' — And So Must Prejudice Against Survivors

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Liberia has started a campaign to get communities more involved in stopping Ebola. But even in the town handpicked to launch the campaign, a family of survivors has been ostracized.

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Ebola, Schmebola — You Still Have To Look Good!

Monday, December 08, 2014

Forget Ebola. In Liberia, style is everything.

"Even if poor, even if without a job, Liberians still spend money on clothes. They value appearance over everything," says Muhammed Trawally. The 33-year-old driver is wearing tightly fitted black jeans, sharp Italian-style leather shoes, a crisp orange-and-white striped polo shirt, brown-tinted aviator ...

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Liberian President's Ambitious Goal: No New Ebola Cases By Christmas

Friday, December 05, 2014

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf hopes to have no new Ebola cases by Dec. 25. But with the virus popping up in remote places and crossing over from neighboring countries, the battle is far from over.

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