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The Protojournalist: An NPR Project

Welcome to NPR's new journalism project, a blog devoted to finding new, inventive and engaging ways to tell stories.
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Gannett To Buy TV Station Owner Belo For $2.2 Billion

The deal for $1.5 billion in cash and more than $700 million in Belo debt will nearly double the number of Gannett-owned TV stations, to 43.
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How To Introduce Kids To Tough Topics? Art And TV Can Help

When parents aren't sure how to approach a difficult subject, they sometimes turn to other media — and Linda Ellerbee is happy to lend a hand. She's been the host of Nickelodeon's NickNews for 22 years, and her one rule of thumb is don't dumb it down.
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'Now What?': Greeks Confront Shutting Of Public Broadcaster

The Greek government abruptly shut down ERT and fired its staff in an effort to downsize the public sector, which has been criticized as a bastion of corruption and bloat. But many Greeks see the rushed closure as a dictatorial move that will compromise the country's troubled media.
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He Broke The NSA Leaks Story, But Just Who Is Glenn Greenwald?

A lawyer who turned to blogging and then to writing books and columns, Greenwald isn't shy about sharing his opinions. Now he's at the center of the stories about U.S. spy agencies' surveillance programs. It's Greenwald who broke the news in The Guardian.
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Leakers Versus Whistle-Blowers

Whistle-blowers who expose crime, corruption and abuse of power have protections under the law. Understanding when revealing top secret information is an act of heroism or a crime.

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Newspaper Reveals Source For NSA Surveillance Stories

The Guardian says a former technical adviser for the CIA who now works for a defense and technology consultancy is responsible for the leaks.

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