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NPR Appoints Longtime Print Reporter As New Ombudsman

Elizabeth Jensen, who has written extensively about public broadcasting, says she is keen to explain NPR's journalistic choices to the public and offer criticism when warranted.
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Hundreds March In D.C. To Honor Law Enforcement, 'Charlie Hebdo' Victims

Residents in the District joined the hundreds of thousands worldwide in marching on Sunday in solidarity with the victims of the terror attacks in Paris last week.


New Streaming Services Are Changing TV — And Viewers, Too

Streaming services like Netflix and the DISH Network's new Sling TV are helping consumers break free of cable subscriptions. That means TV shows must find new ways to connect with their viewers.

Editor Fears Paris Attack Will Fuel Extremism On The Far Right

France is reeling from attacks by Islamist extremists this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Natalie Nougayrède, former executive editor of Le Monde, about the future of French media and culture.

Why You're Not Seeing Those 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoons

News organizations, including NPR, support the satirical magazine's right to be offensive. But mainstream news outlets also avoid publishing such material.

Not All Publications Reprint Material From 'Charlie Hebdo'

The attack on the satiric magazine has confronted news organizations with a dilemma: whether to republish or broadcast images of the offending cartoons that appear to have inspired the shootings.

Why I Asked Tina Fey About 'Charlie Hebdo' At The TV Critics Press Tour

At the TV Critics Association's press tour, journalists can struggle to connect news on the industry to real life. But NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says Tina Fey's words on satire and freedom resonated.

From Threats Against Salman Rushdie To Attacks On 'Charlie Hebdo'

When Iran's leader called for the killing of the British writer in 1989, it shocked the West. Now, such threats from Islamic radicals are becoming common and actual attacks are becoming more frequent.

France Observes Moment Of Silence For 'Charlie Hebdo' Victims

Many in France marked the deadly assault yesterday on the offices of a satirical magazine by observing a minute of silence for the journalists and police killed by suspected Islamist extremists.

Paris Attack Demonstrates Perils Of Free Speech

Renee Montagne talks to Joel Simon executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists about how it is no longer just going to a war zone that puts a journalist's life at risk.