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Drone Journalism Can't Fully Take Flight Until Regulators Act

Unmanned aircraft offer spectacular bird's-eye views, and news organizations are eager to deploy them to get that perspective. But U.S. regulators currently prohibit drone use for commercial purposes.
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How A Disgraced Reporter Tested The Public's Trust In Journalism

New York Times rising star Jayson Blair was busted in spring 2003 for plagiarizing and making up stories. Filmmaker Samantha Grant's new documentary, A Fragile Trust, sheds light on the scandal.
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Extra! Read All About It: 'Girl Stunt Reporter' Turns 150

Nellie Bly of the New York World was one of the most famous "girl stunt reporters" of her time. Now, the first ever edited collection of her work is being released, in honor of her 150th birthday.
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A Window To Executions: How To Cover Death For A Living

Michael Graczyk has been witnessing and writing about executions in Texas for 30 years as a criminal justice reporter for The Associated Press. One challenge, he says, is not falling into a formula.
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Poised And Persistent, Reporter Broke White House Color Barrier

Harry McAlpin became the first black White House reporter in 1944, though he was excluded from joining the Correspondents' Association. Decades later, he'll be be honored at the group's centennial.
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NBA's Ban On Sterling: Moral Justice Or Smart Business Move?

The NBA's ban on Clippers owner Donald Sterling has drawn approval all around. ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Scott Simon that with such heinous remarks, the league may not have had much choice.
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'Slate Plus' Offers Readers Inside Access, For A Fee

Concerned about digital advertising revenue, Slate Magazine has started raising money through a paid-membership program. Media correspondent David Folkenflik explains the move to NPR's Scott Simon.
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Al Feldstein, Helmsman At 'Mad' Magazine, Dies At 88

Al Feldstein, the former editor of Mad magazine, died Wednesday at the age of 88. He ran the magazine with William Gaines at the peak of its popularity.
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Longtime 'Mad' Magazine Editor Dies At 88

Al Feldstein, who edited the iconic satire magazine from 1956-1984, turned it into a must-read for baby boomer-era adolescents.
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What About Donald Sterling's Right To Privacy?

The racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling led to a life-long ban from the NBA. But they were made in what appears to have been a private setting. Should that matter?

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