Media

  • 4:45am Sep 02, 2013

    British Journalist Sir David Frost Dies At 74

    David Frost was probably best known in the United States for his interviews with former President Richard Nixon in 1977 after Nixon had resigned from office. The interview was taped over the course of four weeks, two hours at a time. Frost died of a suspected heart attack.
  • 6:39pm Aug 28, 2013

    Kelly McEvers Reflects On Middle East Reporting As She Leaves Region

    Melissa Block has an exit interview with Kelly McEvers, who's ending a grueling years-long assignment in the Middle East that included coverage of Iraq, Syria and beyond. McEvers and her NPR colleague Deborah Amos, won four major awards in 2012 for coverage of the Syrian conflict.
  • NPR CEO and President Gary Knell.
    Sesame Workshop
    6:58pm Aug 19, 2013

    NPR CEO Gary Knell Announces He's Leaving

    Knell joined NPR in December 2011. He came after the resignation of Vivian Schiller, who left after two high-profile controversies. Now he's moving to National Geographic for what he says is an opportunity "I could not turn down."
  • 6:58pm Aug 19, 2013
    World News World News

    U.K. Detains Partner Of Journalist Who Talked With Snowden

    British authorities detained the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald's for nearly nine hours at Heathrow Airport on Monday. Greenwald, who works for The Guardian, published many of Edward Snowden's revelations about the National Security Agency's large-scale monitoring of telephone and email traffic. Key members of parliament and human rights activists are demanding to know why Greenwald's partner, David Miranda, was held.
  • 6:32pm Aug 16, 2013

    Switching To Gmail May Leave Reporters' Sources At Risk

    This summer, The New York Times moved all of it reporters' email to corporate Gmail accounts. This move to a third party could leave Times reporters and their sources with fewer legal protections if they are the subject of a government investigation.
  • 7:25pm Aug 06, 2013
    National National

    'Washington Post' May Find Conflicts In Amazon Coverage

    What are the implications of a businessman like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos owning a major media outlet? Melissa Block talks to Merrill Brown, director of the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University in New Jersey.
  • 6:05pm Jul 31, 2013
    National National

    Local Kentucky TV Station Wants To 'Un-Hype' The News

    Sick of the hype that desperate local TV news programs use to try to draw viewers, a station in Louisville, Ky., is making a bold promise: If news isn't breaking at that moment, the station won't call it breaking news. It is part of a new compact with viewers and advertisers not to hype the news.
  • 7:33am Jul 26, 2013
    National National

    The Reply To Email Overload? Prioritize — Or Turn It Off

    In this age of digital overload, we're forced to pay "continuous partial attention" to the world around us. The problem of too much email is so prevalent that a Wall Street titan is using it as his legal defense. Experts offer tips on dealing with the email onslaught.