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How Journalists Are Reporting In An Environment Of Mistrust

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:51:00 -0500

An Alabama pastor said he received a voicemail from a man purporting to be a Washington Post reporter and offering money in exchange for damaging remarks about Senate candidate Roy Moore. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with former Washington Post executive editor Len Downie Jr. about the hostile climate journalists are facing.

Chairman Steps Down As NPR Grapples With Harassment Crisis

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:25:00 -0500

As NPR addresses fallout of a sexual harassment scandal that claimed its chief news executive, the network's board chairman has stepped down and an editor has been placed on leave.

Supreme Court Ruling Could Limit Workplace Harassment Claims, Advocates Say

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:02:00 -0500

Recent sexual harassment allegations highlight the power of victims coming forward and revealing patterns of bad behavior. But cases before the Supreme Court could curb such claims in the workplace.

'Times' Reporters Describe How A Paper Trail Helped Break The Weinstein Story

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:35:29 -0500

Investigative reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey say they used legal and financial records to build a timeline of settlements with Harvey Weinstein's accusers.

Russian Lawmakers Approve New Restrictions On Foreign Media

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:56:00 -0500

The State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, approved the bill after the company behind TV channel RT America filed paperwork under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act.

Russia To Require Foreign Media To Register As Foreign Agents

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:11:00 -0500

The Russian parliament is expected to amend the country's media law on Wednesday to allow the Kremlin to register international media outlets as "foreign agents."

When It Comes To Sexual Harassment Claims, Whose Side Is HR Really On?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:01:00 -0500

Many employees feel that when it comes to sexual harassment claims, human resources departments work "for the company, rather than for the employees."

We've Been Had: How Bunk Became Embedded In American Life

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:18:30 -0500

Hooey, hogwash, baloney or bull – it's all bunk.

TV Company Linked To Russia's RT America Registers As Foreign Agent In U.S.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:38:00 -0500

In the filing, RT America's production company said it wasn't sure how much of its funding comes from Russia.

'The Atlantic': The Making Of An American Nazi

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

As the founder of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, Andrew Anglin has been described as the alt-right's most effective propagandist. Steve Inskeep talks to Luke O'Brien who wrote about Anglin.

Sean Hannity's Losing Advertisers After Showing Support For Roy Moore

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:57:00 -0500

Sean Hannity is getting increasingly lonely in his defense of Roy Moore after accusations that the Senate candidate initiated sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl in 1979. Critics are calling for a boycott of Hannity — with some success.

Radhika Jones Tapped To Be New Editor-In-Chief Of 'Vanity Fair'

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:23:25 -0500

Jones, editorial director of books at The New York Times, will become the magazine's fifth editor-in-chief since its modern revival — and just its second in the past quarter-century.

Politics In The News

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at National Review, about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who's fighting allegations that he dated underage girls in the late 1970s.

Liz Smith, Longtime Gossip Columnist, Dies At 94

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:58:23 -0500

Smith gave millions a peek into the private lives of the rich and famous through her columns. While she scored big scoops, her insider's take allowed her to shirk the usual salacious brand of gossip.

A List Of Loss: Newspaper Collects Tragic Tally Of 33,293 Dead Migrants

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 16:46:00 -0500

The full list of migrants and refugees dates back to 1993. "We want to show that every line tells a story," wrote the editors of Der Tagesspiegel, "and that the list keeps getting longer, day by day."