Media

  • 6:34pm Feb 08, 2014
    Sports Sports Arts

    People, Language And Controversy In The Headlines

    Writer and comedian Hari Kondabolu speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about India being excluded from the Olympics, a controversial Coke commercial, and comments from Sen. Pat Roberts from Kansas during the confirmation hearings for surgeon general nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy.
  • 2:54pm Feb 05, 2014

    'The Tonight Show' And The Business Of Late Night

    After hosting The Tonight Show for two decades, Jay Leno will pass the torch to Jimmy Fallon in February. NPR's Kelly McEvers tals with Matt Belloni, executive editor for The Hollywood Reporter, about the business of late-night talk shows.
  • 8:00pm Jan 30, 2014
    Sports Sports

    The Surprising After Effects Of A Notorious 'Wardrobe Malfunction'

    Audie Cornish speaks with writer Marin Cogan about the infamous "wardrobe malfunction" incident at the Super Bowl halftime show featuring Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake, which happened a decade ago this month. Marin wrote a piece on the incident that is featured in ESPN the Magazine.
  • 11:42am Jan 01, 2014

    3 NPR Correspondents Change Beats

    As the new year begins, a few of the familiar voices you hear on NPR will be coming from different places. Call it our own version of musical chairs. Morning Edition co-host David Greene checks in with Ari Shapiro, Philip Reeves and Tamara Keith, who will be covering different beats.
  • 7:42am Dec 30, 2013

    TV Prank Reveals News Media Shortcoming

    ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's fake twerking video not only made thousand of people believe a woman accidentally set herself on fire by twerking upside down, it fooled loads of news outlets into playing the fraudulent clip as if it were real. In one swoop, Kimmel uncovered how reliant many news programs are on found material they cannot or do not verify.
  • 11:13am Dec 20, 2013

    We Say Goodbye To Some NPR Colleagues

    Morning Edition wishes news anchors Jean Cochran and Paul Brown well. A number of our coworkers took the chance to accept voluntary buyouts as NPR changes. Leaving the Morning Edition staff are: Anne Hawke, Jim Wildman and Steve Munro.
  • 6:03pm Dec 15, 2013
    National National

    In Press-Rights Battle, Reporter Says Accountability's At Risk

    The Justice Department is trying to compel New York Times journalist James Risen to testify in the case of a former CIA official who may or may not have leaked classified information to him. The case calls into question the limits of the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of the press.
  • The latest publication of the literary journal The American Reader is its anniversary edition.
    The American Reader
    5:29pm Nov 16, 2013
    National National

    Publishing Magazines For An 'Ambidextrous' Generation

    The American Reader is a year old. The monthly literary journal is online and in print, but co-founder Uzoamaka Maduka says "it's all one magazine." The publication's staff has faith that readers want "deeper engagement" and strong editing, and they're hoping the free online content will entice their audience to pay for more.