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NSA Coverage Garners Pulitzers For Post And Guardian

Winners of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian were among the notable winners, commended for together breaking the news of NSA surveillance programs.
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Ukraine Looks Starkly Different On Russian TV — How Can This Be?

Amid the Ukrainian crisis, Russia's state-run media has consistently covered the turmoil in terms unlike those used by Western media. NPR's Corey Flintoff reports from Moscow on the information war.
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Pulitzer Prizes Are Out: 'Washington Post,' 'The Guardian' Win For NSA Stories

Months after exposing the National Security Agency's surveillance program, The Washington Post and The Guardian win a Pulitzer for public service. Donna Tartt won for fiction with The Goldfinch.
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Egyptian Journalist Trial Is Long On Jail Time — But Short On Proof

Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo about the ongoing trial of Al-Jazeera journalists. The journalists have now been in jail for more than 100 days.
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Stephen Colbert Will Take Over 'Late Show'

The Comedy Central star will sit behind the desk after David Letterman retires next year, CBS announced Thursday.
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Wonk Week In Washington: When Briefings Are Better Than Blossoms

Let the tourists stare at the cherry blossoms. This week, with its World Bank and IMF meetings, is for the true, serious wonks who just can't get enough of lecture halls and soggy hors d'oeuvres.
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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.
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The Growing Industry Of Marijuana Advertising

In Humboldt County, radio stations broadcast gardening ads geared toward the Emerald Triangle's most lucrative — but still federally illegal — industry: marijuana. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with broadcast lawyer Harry Cole about the legality of advertising pot and related growing products.
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AP Photographer Killed In Afghanistan Was Full Of Laughter

Anja Niedringhaus was killed last week in an attack by an Afghan police commander. She was in Khost province covering the run-up to Saturday's presidential election.
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AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded By Gunman In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus died and Kathy Gannon was seriously injured when a man opened fire. They were in a car in eastern Afghanistan. The gunman is reported to have been a police officer.

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