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Amanda Bennett: "The Cost of Hope"

Pulitzer-Prize-winning reporter and editor Amanda Bennett investigates the cost of trying to keep her beloved husband alive as he battled cancer. A memoir of love and health care.

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Stories Put Spotlight On NYPD Surveillance Program

After the Sept. 11 attacks, the New York City Police Department transformed itself into an aggressive domestic intelligence unit and monitored hundreds of Muslims in their mosques, workplaces and schools. Journalist Matt Apuzzo, who helped uncover the story, just won a Pulitzer Prize.
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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: The Reporter's Role

Daily Beast and Newsweek editor Tina Brown selects two articles about the nature of journalism in the digital age and a book collecting the writing of expatriate Americans, including reporters living in Berlin in the 1930s.
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Gary Knell

NPR chief executive Gary Knell talks about the future of public radio.

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Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

The 2012 Pulitzer Prizes were announced by Columbia University on Monday. Among the reporting winners are the staff of the Tuscaloosa News for its coverage of a tornado that ripped through the city last year, and Sara Ganim and the staff of the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa., for breaking the Penn State sex scandal. There was no fiction prize awarded this year.
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Penn State Story Earns Pulitzer For 'The Patriot News'

The 2012 winners were announced this afternoon.
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Instagram Seen Adding 10 Million Users In Past 10 Days

Days after it was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, reports have emerged that Instagram now has more than 40 million users in its photo-sharing community. The gain, which was derived from the service's API, represents a 10 million spike in Instagram's users in the past 10 days, according to Venture Beat.
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Lawyer Follows News Corp. Hacking To U.S.

British attorney Mark Lewis was the driving force in lawsuits that cracked open the News Corp. phone hacking scandal in the U.K. Now he's in the U.S. pursuing similar cases against the company here.

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