Kim Barker's book about her time in Afghanistan didn't exactly fly off the shelves. Sure, it sold a respectable 11,000 copies, but it was no best seller. But a new movie based on the book looks like it will be a hit.
Print may be doomed, but Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” about The Boston Globe’s investigation into the Catholic church’s sex-abuse cover-up, makes the case for journalism.
The global media company Al Jazeera, based in Qatar, is closing down the US cable news channel that it launched with great fanfare in 2013. Despite investing billions of dollars in the channel, the numbers didn't add up.
A BBC team that traveled to Qatar at the government's invitation quickly found out how limited their welcome was: After attempting to visit workers and document their living conditions, the crew was thrown in jail. One of the journalist thinks a wider crackdown is yet to come.
Climate change may be the most vital story in the world — and arguably the hardest of our time to convey, says newspaper editor Alan Rusbridger. That's why he's using his final months at The Guardian to turn the paper into a force for climate coverage — and activism.
Thousands of Syrian refugees spilled into Turkey as a government crackdown unfolded over the weekend. Foreign journalists have not been allowed into the country, but the Syrian government did invite a small group of reporters to travel with the army.
In honor of July 4th we're talking with influential Americans all week about what patriotism and America means to them. We're calling the series "My America." Today we talk with Michiel Vos and Alexandra Pelosi.
Yesterday the jury in the Casey Anthony trial reached a not guilty verdict. The methods news outlets used to cover the trial may have permanently changed they way media will report on high-profile court cases in the future.
Rupert Murdoch will close Britain's most popular newspaper, The News of the World, in a bid to prevent the outrage over the tabloid's phone hacking scandal from infecting the other news outlets he owns. Sarah Ellison and Paul McMullan join us for more.