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Aired: May 14, 2009 | One Comment
5 Minutes with Michelle Miller

Reporter/Producer: Rana Good
Camera: Sia Nyorkor, Jessica Hopper
Michelle Miller, correspondent and fill-in anchor for the CBS Evening News, on how cutbacks in print affect the broadcast newsroom.

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Aired: May 12, 2009 | 5 Comments
5 Minutes with Jennifer Ashton

Reporter/Producer: Jennifer Austin
Camera: Julia Bottles, Franz Strasser
Dr. Jennifer Ashton is a practicing Ob-Gyn physician and the CBS News Medical Correspondent. In our interview, she talks about medical journalism’s significant and rapidly evolving role in today’s media.

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Aired: May 9, 2009 | Comments Off
5 Minutes with Carl Bialik

Reporter/Producer: Elizabeth Nunez
Camera: Sonia Moghe, Ko Im
Carl Bialik writes The Numbers Guy column in the Wall Street Journal where he sheds light on statistical obscurity and sets numbers in their right context. Bialik talks about the challenges of using numbers in the newsroom and gives reporters some tips on how to avoid making mistakes

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | Comments Off
5 Minutes with Mara Schiavocampo

Reporter/Producer: Sia Nyorkor
Camera: Jessica Hopper, Rana Good
Mara Schiavocampo is the digital reporter for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. In our interview, she discusses some of the challenges of her job.

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | 2 Comments
Baseball Updates

Reporter/Producer: Mark Kottler
In this update, Mark Kottler reports on the death of Dom DiMaggio; the return of Yankees slugger, Alex Rodrigues; and the suspension of Dodgers outfielder, Manny Ramirez.

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | Comments Off
5 Minutes with Dave Kansas

Reporter/Producer: Sheena Lee
Camera: Franz Strasser, Mwenda Kilemi, Naveen Sultan
Dave Kansas is the co-founder of TheStreet.com and former editor of The Wall Street Journal’s Money and Investing section. The media entrepreneur talks about what the mainstream media could do to stay more competitive, the advantages of the Internet, and how a new generation of journalists can start their own brands.

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | Comments Off
Wildfires Threaten Santa Barbara

Writer: Mark Kottler
Graphic: Franz Strasser, Alison Moodie
Wildfires in Santa Barbara, California, forced officials to evacuate an area about the size of Manhattan. Mark Kottler has an update on the story.

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | 2 Comments
Making Music Underground

Producer/Reporter: Ivonne Snavely
The MTA held its 22-annual Music Under New York auditions to find the best street musicians in town. Ivonne Snavely reports.

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | Comments Off
Retail Industry Hit Hard by Unemployment

Reporter: Jessica Hopper
Producer: Bibi Nunez
The service industry accounted for half of jobs lost in April and 269,000 people working in places like banks, restaurants and retail stores lost their jobs. Jessica Hopper reports on the retail industry and how it is coping.

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Aired: May 8, 2009 | Comments Off
Deadly Stalking

Reporter: Angel Canales
Producer: Linh Tran
Johana Justin-Jinich’s stalking case is a stark demonstration of how dangerous stalkers can be. Angel Canales has more on safety precautions.

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