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Remembering John Carroll, A Champion Of Tough Journalism

NPR's David Folkenflik, who worked under Carroll at The Baltimore Sun, looks back at the career of the lauded newspaper editor who led the Los Angeles Times to 13 Pulitzer Prizes in just five years.

Former 'LA Times' Editor John S. Carroll Dies At 73

John Carroll led the Los Angeles Times as editor for five years. In that time, the paper won a record 13 Pulitzer Prizes. The paper reports he died Sunday of a degenerative brain disease.

John S. Carroll, Former Editor At 'LA Times,' 'Baltimore Sun,' Dies At 73

The Times won an impressive 13 Pulitzer Prizes in Carroll's brief, five-year tenure there. Carroll also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lexington Herald-Leader.
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Gazette Papers In Montgomery, Prince George's Counties To Close This Month

Post Community Media announced plans to close some of its suburban weekly newspapers in Maryland and to sell others.


How Twitter Can Revive Itself, Even Without Naming Snoop Dogg CEO

Twitter is going through a lot of changes, including switching CEOs. But, analysts say, stalled user growth and discouraging financial results call for more change than just new leadership.

A Good But Not Great New Season For Netflix's 'Orange Is The New Black'

Netflix debuts 14 new episodes of prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show remains compelling, despite the loss of a powerful character from last season.

Rupert Murdoch Plans To Step Down As CEO Of 21st Century Fox

Rupert Murdoch plans to step down as CEO of 21st Century Fox. He will be replaced by his son, James.

Do Critics of Violence and Sex In HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Miss The Point?

As HBO's Game of Thrones airs its fifth season finale Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans asks if some critics of the show's violence and sexuality should reconsider past criticisms.

Rupert Murdoch Poised To Step Down As CEO Of 21st Century Fox

His son James is expected to become head of the company, while Murdoch will stay on as chairman of the boards of both 21st Century Fox and News Corp.

Libertarian Magazine 'Reason' Target Of Federal Subpoena

Federal prosecutors want the magazine to turn over the identities of six users who posted threatening comments against the federal judge in the Silk Road case.