Media

  • 8:20pm Apr 04, 2013
    National National

    For Pulitzer-Winning Critic Roger Ebert, Films Were A Journey

    He was a print journalist initially, but Ebert's "thumbs up" TV critiques were just as influential as his essays, and he later carved out a prodigious digital presence. Ebert died Thursday after struggling for years with cancer. He was 70 years old.
  • 11:14am Mar 29, 2013

    NPR To Drop Call-In Show 'Talk Of The Nation'

    NPR executives announced Friday that they will stop production of Talk of the Nation this summer. The call-in program will be replaced with Here and Now, a newsmagazine that will be a co-production of Boston member station WBUR and NPR.
  • In Long Beach, Wash., Chinook Observer editor and publisher Matt Winters has overseen his paper's transition to the Internet and, more recently, to a pay wall.
    Ashley Gross for NPR
    8:38am Mar 27, 2013

    Looking For 'Oxygen,' Small Papers Erect Digital Pay Walls

    The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle are the latest big newspapers embracing a pay model for Web content that had been free. But around the country, more small papers, like the Chinook Observer in Washington state, have also started charging for their digital content in a bid for economic survival.
  • 2:28pm Mar 26, 2013

    Remembering Journalist Anthony Lewis

    Anthony Lewis, former reporter and columnist for The New York Times, died Monday at the age of 85. NPR's Neal Conan remembers the Pulitzer Prize winner, and listens back to a conversation with Lewis about his career and the stories he covered, just after his retirement in 2002.
  • 3:50pm Mar 21, 2013

    Images Of The Dead And The Change They Provoke

    Disturbing images of the dead and dying have long been used as tools to provoke change. After the tragedy in Newtown, Ct., some are urging the release of the crime photos, hoping that images of the massacre might lead to stronger gun control.
  • 2:44pm Mar 18, 2013
    Economy Economy

    As Consumers Jump Ship, News Outlets Shift Priorities

    Americans are abandoning their long-trusted news outlets in high numbers. According to a Pew Research Center report, 31 percent of Americans say they have deserted a particular news outlet because it no longer provides the information they want.
  • 1:32pm Mar 18, 2013
    National National Education

    News Corp. Education Tablet: For The Love Of Learning?

    The Amplify tablet is specially designed for K-12 classroom interaction. While the company touts the ability to improve teaching and learning, critics have questioned News Corp.'s motives.
  • Since joining AARP's dating service, Dina Mande has gone out on a half-dozen dates
    HowAboutWe
    7:48pm Mar 17, 2013
    National National

    Seniors Flirt With AARP's Online Dating Service

    Here's the plan: Find someone, get married, grow old together. But what if you've done that, and suddenly find yourself back at square one? For those 50 and older, AARP has launched a dating site to help find that special someone.