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NPR CEO Gary Knell's First Day At Work

Thursday, public television veteran Gary Knell takes the helm at NPR, becoming president and CEO after more than 20 years with PBS. Knell assumes the post after a period of turmoil at NPR. He joins NPR's Neal Conan to share his plans for leading the company.
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New NPR CEO Gary Knell Starts Work, Takes Listeners' Calls

He fills the positions that opened earlier this year when controversies led to Vivian Schiller's departure. Today on Talk of the Nation, and later on Twitter, Knell takes questions.
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British Panel Told Phone-Hacking Was Necessary

The wide-ranging inquiry into criminal abuses by the British press has led to testimony about relationships and careers damaged by tabloid excess. Newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. are at the heart of the scandal. A former features editor for one of those papers stole the show at Tuesday's hearing.
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After U.S. Troops Leave, What Happens To Iraq?

Tim Arango, the Baghdad bureau chief for The New York Times, shares personal stories from his time covering the war, including how he tracked down the subject of a famous photograph. He also talks about what the U.S. troop withdrawal means for the future of Iraq — and what will happen after the troops are gone.
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'Truth Goggles' Double-Checks What Politicians Say

As the presidential candidates grip and grin their way across the early primary states, many voters are tuning in online to get the latest information on their policies and plans. But sifting through the muck of rumor, fact and fiction online isn't easy, so MIT grad student Dan Schultz came up with an idea to help: "Truth Goggles." He shares his creation with host Audie Cornish.
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The News Tip: Beyond A Strong Brand

As more journalists are building up their personal brands, NPR's David Folkenflik cautions that the brand is only part of the equation. While having a star journalist can help a media organization, it can also create tension.

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