• July 12, 2011  

    The British House of Commons is expected to issue a rare unified message to media baron Rupert Murdoch, encouraging him to abandon his bid for British Sky Broadcasting over allegations of journalists hacking phones and bribing police. Ray Suarez discusses the scandal’s latest developments with NPR’s David Folkenflik in London. Continue reading

  • July 1, 2011  

    Amid a violent government crackdown, large demonstrations have been held in Syrian cities both for and against President Assad, who has called for dialogue with his opposition. National Public Radio’s Deborah Amos speaks with Margaret Warner from Damascus about the ongoing uprising. Continue reading

  • June 13, 2011  

    After Osama bin Laden’s death, NPR’s Steve Inskeep returned to Pakistan, a country he’s been covering for nearly a decade. He found that many there are losing confidence in the future and wondering if the country can be truly independent when it gets billions in U.S. aid. Margaret Warner speaks with the Morning Edition co-host. Continue reading

  • May 24, 2011  

    NPR foreign correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro recently spent several weeks on the ground in Libya, covering the conflict and learning more about the rebels’ hopes and resourcefulness despite their limited military capability. She shares her experiences and perspective on the dangers of war coverage with Ray Suarez. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2011   BY Lauren Knapp  

    A mobile printing studio, a couple of rock (art) fans, and Tango fever in Detroit are a few of our arts and culture stories from public broadcasting stations around the nation.
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  • April 25, 2011  

    Hundreds of newly released classified documents revealed details on hundreds of men who have been held — and are being held — at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Jeffrey Brown discusses the leak, WikiLeaks’ involvement and what was revealed in the files with The New York Times’ Charlie Savage and NPR’s Tom Gjelten. Continue reading

  • March 17, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, police in Yemen attacked protesters’ camps and injured more than 80. In Bahrain, police arrested six leading activists in the opposition movement. In the U.S., the Senate approved a spending bill that includes $6 billion in spending cuts and funds the federal government for three more weeks. Continue reading

  • March 9, 2011  

    NPR’s CEO Vivian Schiller stepped down Wednesday — a day after Ron Schiller, another high-level executive and no relation, was shown on a hidden camera criticizing Republicans and saying NPR would be better off without federal financing. Jeffrey Brown discusses the fallout with the New York Times’ Brian Stelter. Continue reading

  • January 17, 2011  

    Gwen Ifill talks to NPR’s Jason Beaubien in Port-au-Prince about the possible implications of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s surprise return to the country. Continue reading

  • December 1, 2010   BY Lauren Knapp  

    Here are some of this week’s arts and culture stories from public broadcasting stations around the nation.
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