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A Radio Journalist Who Put His Life On The Line

Yusuf Ahmed Abukar did stories about Somalia's poor and suffering souls. He was critical of the government and of militants. Then one day he got a text message that said someone was coming for him.
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David Carr, 'New York Times' Media Critic, Dies At 58

The media columnist for The New York Times died Thursday night after collapsing in the newsroom. David Carr expertly dissected journalism as an industry and as entertainment. He was 58.
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David Carr, 'New York Times' Media Columnist, Dies At 58

The widely read journalist, who covered the media for 25 years, died after collapsing in the newsroom Thursday. Carr was also known for his memoir, investigating his addiction to alcohol and drugs.
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Brian Williams Case Raises Fundamental Questions About An Anchor's Role

Two former network news chiefs reflect on the crisis facing NBC over the scandal involving suspended anchor Brian Willliams and question the fundamental role anchors play.
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CBS Journalist Bob Simon Remembered For 'Unbelievable' Career

Rachel Martin talks with longtime CBS producer Harry Radliffe about Bob Simon's work and legacy. The journalist died Wednesday night in a car accident at the age of 73.
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After More Than 400 Days In Egyptian Jail, Journalists Released — For Now

An Egyptian court released Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail, but their case hasn't been dismissed. For more details, David Greene speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.
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Egyptian Judge Grants Bail To Al-Jazeera English Journalists

The move is seen as possibly boding well for the fate of the two journalists for the news outlet who are still on trial for allegedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
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Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.
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Veteran CBS Correspondent Bob Simon Dies At 73.

Longtime CBS News 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car crash Wednesday night in New York city. Simon was 73.
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Vollmann Writes About Fukushima's 'Quiet Horror' In 'Harper's Magazine'

David Greene talks to writer William T. Vollmann, who has gained an almost cult-status for his immersion-style storytelling. Vollmann traveled to Japan's now defunct Fukushima nuclear power plant.

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