Dec 10, 2013 — Steve Inskeep talks with Rukmini Callimachi, who brings a whole new meaning to the term "dogged reporter." Last summer, while in Mali, the West Africa bureau chief for the AP personally found and exhumed six alleged victims of illegal military assassinations and brought out their families to identify them.
Dec 5, 2013 — The upcoming sequel to the 2004 film has been running a veritable marketing blitz between viral videos, car commercials and even an in-character appearance by star Will Ferrell on a local newscast.
Dec 4, 2013 — In a statement, Bashir said he regrets his "ill-judged comments" about the former Alaska governor, which caused a firestorm of controversy.
Dec 4, 2013 — BuzzFeed's digital traffic is stratospheric, driven largely by animated GIFs and lists, like the 10 most life-affirming dog rescue stories. But the social media outfit is in the process of building up a team of journalists to offer original news reporting, raising questions of just what it intends to be.
Dec 3, 2013 — In testimony before Britain's Parliament, Alan Rusbridger tells lawmakers that about 58,000 files obtained from Snowden, or "about 1 percent," have been published by the paper.
Nov 30, 2013 — The infomercial industry is predicted to hit $250 billion — 1 percent of U.S. GDP. Host Scott Simon speaks with business writer Jon Nathanson about the economics and enduring strength of infomercials.
Nov 27, 2013 — The online magazine Slate has been listing read times along with headlines for the past month to let readers know before they click how long an article might be. The reading time is set at 275 words per minute.
Nov 27, 2013 — Denver news anchor Kyle Clark has made a funny plea to viewers that they stop sending his station pictures of their decks every time it snows. "Is that really the best we can do?" he asks.
Nov 26, 2013 — NPR has obtained the findings of a CBS internal investigation of an inaccurate 60 Minutes report by Lara Logan. CBS was forced to admit that one of the story's central figures fabricated an eyewitness account.
Nov 26, 2013 — An investigation by The Hollywood Reporter alleges that the American Humane Association has tried to cover up instances of animal abuse and deaths on Hollywood sets. Melissa Block talks with Gary Baum, a senior writer for the magazine who reported the story.