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The Importance of Foreign Reporting 23 Aug 2013 | 09:00 am
This week, Brooke talks to Ethan Zuckerman about where foreign reporting has been and where it's going. Also, an encore broadcast of Brooke's reporting trip to Mexico in June of 2012.
A NEW SECURITY STANDARD FOR JOURNALISTS, AL JAZEERA AMERICA, AND MORE 16 Aug 2013 | 09:00 am
How Edward Snowden leaked information to the press, and the new baseline for online journalistic best practice, NPR's Ombudsman releases a scathing report on an NPR report, a reporter doing seven year...
Bezos Buys the Washington Post, and Why Jerks Make the Best TV, and More 9 Aug 2013 | 09:00 am
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post, the story of the (incredibly) difficult men behind the golden age of television, and a mysterious TV network from the past you probably don't know e...
This week in national security, unpaid internships in the media, and more 2 Aug 2013 | 09:00 am
A busy week in the security state from Manning to Snowden, an internet security reporter being harassed by Russian cyber criminals, and a look at unpaid internships in the media.
Another Weiner Scandal, Opting in to Watch Porn, and More 26 Jul 2013 | 09:00 am
Outing the woman at the center of the latest Anthony Weiner scandal, a new rule in the UK that would make people opt in to view porn on the internet, and the last defendant battling the recording indu...
Aftermath of the Zimmerman Verdict, American Propaganda, and More 19 Jul 2013 | 09:00 am
Discussions of race following George Zimmerman's acquittal, anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy joins "The View," and American propaganda allowed stateside.
Calling a Coup a Coup, The George Zimmerman Trial and More 12 Jul 2013 | 09:00 am
Why the US government refuses to call the removal of Mohamed Morsi a "coup," the lack of discussion of race in the George Zimmerman trial, and the media frenzy over the "royal baby".
Portraying Medicine: The Perils of Painting By Numbers 5 Jul 2013 | 09:00 am
A special hour of stories about reporting on medical science. The misreporting of the effect of vaccines on autism, tracking retractions in medical journals, and a century old hoax that went uncorrect...
Public Opinion on Gay Marriage, America's Most Notorious Gangster, and More 28 Jun 2013 | 09:00 am
America's quickly shifting opinions on gay marriage, overclassification and obfuscation over government surveillance, and the trial and media profile of Whitey Bulger.
Calling for a National Conversation, Offshore Leaks, and More 21 Jun 2013 | 09:00 am
Brooke looks into just what it means to have a national conversation about government surveillance, international journalists focus on another big leak story, and the dubious explanatory power of bath...