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Fox Defends Bill O'Reilly's Account Of Falklands Conflict

Fox News star Bill O'Reilly's is accused of embellishing his war reporting experience during the Falklands conflict. And in typical O'Reilly fashion, he's not taking the accusations lying down.
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Despite Furious Objections, Bill O'Reilly's War Claims Warrant Scrutiny

The Fox News star's claims of reporting from a war zone, bullets flying, during the Falklands War don't appear to hold up. His countercampaign against his accusers is noteworthy as well.
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There's A Reason We Say 'Self-Declared Islamic State'

When NPR correspondents report about that group, they try to make it clear that it is not a "state" in the standard sense of that word. This month's "Word Matters" conversation explains why.
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State Department Spokeswoman's Promotion Means End To 'Psaking' In Russia

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki has just been promoted to White House Communications Director, a job with a lower public profile. It's going to be a loss for the Kremlin's idea of TV comedy.
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As CBS' 'Two And A Half Men' Ends, Questions On How It Lasted So Long

CBS' Two and a Half Men ends a 12-season run tonight as TV's longest-running multicamera sitcom. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says some experts still struggle to explain the show's longtime success.
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Q&A With Washington Post D.C. Reporter Mike DeBonis

Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked with WAMU 88.5's Matt McCleskey about his tenure as a D.C. government reporter and his impending move to a beat where he'll cover Congress.

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David Remnick Looks Back On Tough Decisions As 'The New Yorker' Turns 90

Remnick, who became editor in 1998, talks about his early days at the magazine and his biggest regret: He says he'd "love to have another crack" at covering Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction.
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After Over A Year In Egyptian Prison, Freed Journalist Recalls His Nightmare

Mohamed Fahmy, one of the Al-Jazeera journalists just freed from Egyptian custody, recounts what he calls the nightmare of the last 14 months and talks about what comes next.
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Who Makes The List Of Trustworthiness?

A company called The Marketing Arm ranks celebrities by trustworthiness. This week, news anchor Brian Williams took a dive from 23 to 835. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Matt Delzell about the list.
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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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