Aug 18, 2014 — NPR TV critic Eric Deggans offers four suggestions beyond replacing host David Gregory for revitalizing NBC's Sunday politics show, based on his own experience as a CNN guest host.
Aug 15, 2014 — Deejays talk about it. Singers sing about it. Press conferences are broadcast live. Liberia's radio stations are devoting much of their airtime to spreading the word: Ebola is real.
Aug 14, 2014 — David Gregory announced on Twitter that he's leaving NBC News, where he's hosted Meet the Press since 2008. NBC political director Chuck Todd will be the next host of the weekly political chat show.
Aug 13, 2014 — Robin Williams' death has renewed focus on the issue of suicide, in the media and in the medical community. Psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Minne speaks with Melissa Block about how a high-profile suicide like Williams' may affect vulnerable populations struggling with depression.
Aug 12, 2014 — Williams was a dervish of comedy — tossing off one-liners, biting asides and sidesplitting routines in a blizzard of accents, attitudes and goodhearted energy. He died Monday at 63.
Aug 8, 2014 — NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax medical show makes an unusual decision for a period drama: It looks seriously at race in America.
Aug 5, 2014 — Instead of buying Time Warner for a reported $80 billion, Twenty-First Century Fox will buy back $6 billion worth of shares of its own stock.
Aug 5, 2014 — After more than 150 years in business, media giant Tribune Company has split in two, and its newspapers are now a stand-alone business.
Aug 1, 2014 — Margaret Low Smith has spent the past three decades with NPR, first as a production assistant and lately as the leader of the network's news division. As she departs from the network, Ari Shapiro and Audie Cornish offer a word of thanks.
Aug 1, 2014 — NPR announced in May that it would end the show, which featured discussions about race, family, faith and other issues.