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A lot of years ago now, I went to New York City to work for a season in NPR’s Manhattan bureau. I partnered with some great journalists there–Jim Zarroli, Mike Pesca–but it was Margot Adler who welcomed me, propped me up, and made...
Some of you use CBC content and some of you don’t. But major changes just announced by the CBC will certainly affect future programing. Today at least, the most detailed reporting on this is coming out of CBC news: CBC to cut back supper-hour...
If you’ve ever been in desperate need of a job, you’ve probably been a victim of Career Induced Nausea (C.I.N.). This is a term I have coined regarding the phenomenon that occurs after you have been asked, “Where are you interning...
If you listen to NPR's Planet Money podcast, you know what they've been doing all year: following the production of a T-shirt – their T-shirt – from cotton to, well, T-shirt. Their reporting has spanned across continents, and is...
I'm loving Politico's brand new Morning Agriculture column. If you want a quick and easy way to keep up with farm and agriculture policy news, with a deep-politics, inside-the-Beltway focus, this is the read for you, too. The column comes out at 10...



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Aug 20, 2014 — American James Foley, who was executed by Islamist militants, had been working for GlobalPost when he disappeared in 2012. GlobalPost CEO Phil Balboni speaks about about Foley and his work.
Aug 20, 2014 — A video in which the extremist group the Islamic State claims to execute American journalist James Foley is authentic, according to U.S. intelligence analysts. Foley was abducted in Syria in 2012.
Aug 20, 2014 — Authorities in the Missouri city are barring protesters and the media from recording their actions, arresting photographers and reporters and insisting that marchers walk instead of stay in one place.
Aug 18, 2014 — NPR TV critic Eric Deggans offers four suggestions beyond replacing host David Gregory for revitalizing NBC's Sunday politics show, based on his own experience as a CNN guest host.
Aug 15, 2014 — Deejays talk about it. Singers sing about it. Press conferences are broadcast live. Liberia's radio stations are devoting much of their airtime to spreading the word: Ebola is real.


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Teaching Disabilities on Texas TV

A St. Lawrence County man is heading to Texas today to appear on a TV program. Wil Hansen will discuss and perform his one-man show that teaches people about what life is like with a disability. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Defends TV Ads

Governor Pataki is defending the frequency of TV ads in which he extols the virtues of a government funded health insurance program. His potential rival in the 2002 governor's race, Carl McCall, has been criticizing Pataki's appearance in the ads. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Commentary: TV or Not TV?

Finding yourself in front of the TV a lot during the Winter Olympics? Commentator Tim Brookes shares his thoughts on watching television.  Go to full article

Photojournalist Red Grandy on Crashing the Iron Curtain

Martha Foley talks with North Country Photojournalist Red Grandy, who covered the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics for Stars & Stripes.  Go to full article

Mohawk Nation Radio Keeps the Language Alive

David Sommerstein profiles CKON-FM, Mohawk Nation Radio at Akwesasne. Last year, CKON began broadcasting Mohawk language classes over the air.  Go to full article

Commentary: Democracy and TV News

These days the news media is itself the subject of news and analysis. Commentator Paul Willcott argues that one particular convention of televison news coverage is...  Go to full article

People: Kathy Lansing, Boonville Herald Editor

Martha Foley talks with Kathy Lansing, editor of the Boonville Herald in Boonville, the latest addition to NCPR's listening area.  Go to full article

Independent Media Center in Burlington

Martha Foley talks with Ryan White, an organizer of an independent media center in Burlington--an outgrowth of the upcoming free trade protests.  Go to full article
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Public Radio Talkshow host Christopher Lydon Visits NCPR

NCPR General Manager Ellen Rocco talks with Christopher Lydon, former host of The Connection, about his love of radio and future plans for a new talk show.  Go to full article

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