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Film Shines A 'Spotlight' On Boston's Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal

A new movie chronicles the team of journalists who uncovered the clergy sex abuse scandal in Boston. Director Tom McCarthy and former Globe editor Walter Robinson join Fresh Air to discuss Spotlight.
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If A New Cancer Drug Is Hailed As A Breakthrough, Odds Are It's Not

Untested cancer drugs are often hyped by journalists, doctors and biotech firms, a survey finds. Dressing up unproved medications with shiny words can inspire false optimism among patients.
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NPR Acknowledges Plagiarism In 10 Music Stories

Stories that appeared on NPR's music website were found to include portions of others' work, according to a joint statement by NPR and member station WQXR, where the stories' writer was based.
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Editor's Note: Ethics Violations Identified In Several NPR Music And WQXR Reports

Michael Oreskes, senior vice president for News at NPR, and Graham Parker, general manager at WQXR in New York City, explain what has been uncovered and how their organizations have responded.
WAMU 88.5

'We Are The Joy Boys': Willard Scott Remembers Co-Host, Friend Ed Walker

Willard Scott is probably best known as the weatherman on NBC's Today Show. But before breaking in to TV, Scott was a household name in radio in Washington. He and Ed Walker, who passed away this week, co-hosted a wildly popular daily show for nearly 20 years, but their friendship outlasted the show's on-air fame.

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5 Headlines: Media Consensus Is That CNBC Was GOP Debate's 'Biggest Loser'

On multiple occasions during the third GOP debate, the moderators were booed. Sen. Ted Cruz even used one of his questions to rail against CNBC and the mainstream media.
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SXSW Pressured After Pulling Sessions On Gaming Culture

The organization canceled panels on harassment and Gamergate because of threats of violence. BuzzFeed and Vox say they will pull out of the conference unless SXSW reverses its decision.
WAMU 88.5

Remembering Radio Legend Ed Walker

Longtime WAMU 88.5 host and radio legend Ed Walker passed away on Monday. Kojo spoke with Walker in 2009 about his journey and the special role that radio played in his life. Join Kojo as we revisit that conversation and reflect on Walker's life and legacy.

WAMU 88.5

Remembering Ed Walker: Six Decades of Making Radio in Washington

From his days as a pioneering student at American University through his final episode of WAMU 88.5's "The Big Broadcast," Ed Walker's love of radio came through every time he took the microphone. He died early Monday at age 83.

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NPR Producer's Incorrect Answer To Final Jeopardy Goes Viral

NPR's Becky Sullivan was on Jeopardy! Friday, and her incorrect answer to Final Jeopardy went viral.

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