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Aired: May 14, 2014 | Comments Off
CBS This Morning Co-Host Norah O’Donnell

“CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell tells Jenna Dagenhart about how she finds a healthy balance between work and family life.  Not only has Norah won an Emmy… Last week she was also honored with the Outstanding Mom Award.  She says being a mom helps her as a journalist and as a person.

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Aired: May 20, 2013 | Comments Off
Edward Jay Epstein on Investigative Reporting

Reporter: Amelia Martyn-Hemphill
Cameras: Madeleine Hunt

 

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Aired: May 12, 2013 | Comments Off
Laurie Goodstein of The New York Times on Covering Islam

Reporter: Katherine Theofanous
Producer: Katherine Theofanous
Laurie Goodstein, the National Religion Corespondent for the New York Times, provides insight on covering religion in the face of tragedy.

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Aired: May 10, 2013 | Comments Off
MSNBC’S Melissa Harris-Perry on the Need for Diverse Opinions

Reporter: Nia Hamm
In a one-on-one interview, Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the importance of diversity of opinion in the mainstream media and how it affects the intersection of race, class and gender in politics.

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Aired: May 10, 2013 | Comments Off
Tony Carnes on the Place of Religion in the Mainstream Media


Reporter/Producer: Ernest Chi Cho
Cameras: Evan Burgus and Shaukat Hamdani
 
He is a senior writer for Christianity Today and publisher of  A Journey Through NYC Religions. Ernest Chi Cho interviewed Carnes about the place of religion in the mainstream media.

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Aired: May 8, 2013 | Comments Off
Blazing a Path: The Grio’s David Wilson on How to Make Niche News Stand Out

Reporter/Producer: Michael Orr
In 2008, David Wilson pitched the idea of an African American news website to NBC. Five years later, the site is going strong with Wilson as the managing editor. I sat down with him to ask him how he first thought of the idea. He also offered some tips for anyone looking to start a website.

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Aired: May 6, 2013 | Comments Off
Author Ted Conover on Immersing Yourself in a Story

Reporter: MaryAlice Parks

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Aired: May 2, 2013 | One Comment
Three-time Pulitzer winner David Barstow chats on Investigative Reporting

Reporter: Nina Ene
Producer: Nina Ene
He says his objective is “not to right wrongs” or “champion a crusade,” yet on his own and with a pen, NYT’s David Barstow has made governments, even multinational corporations reevaluate their actions. I sat down with him to chit chat about life as an investigative reporter.

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Aired: May 1, 2013 | Comments Off
The Well Mom’s Heather Cabot on Balancing Work and Life

Reporter: Madeline Hunt
 
She’s Yahoo’s Web Life Editor, is a frequent contributor on the Today Show, Martha Stewart, and CNN, and has her own blog. Not to mention she’s the mother of twins! I sat down with Heather Cabot to find out how she does it all!

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Aired: April 29, 2013 | Comments Off
Louise Story of the New York Times on Covering the Financial Meltdown

Reporter/Producer: Reena Diamante
Cameras: William Denselow
Reena Diamante sat down with New York Times reporter Louise Story to talk about her experience reporting on Wall Street and the financial crisis of 2008, before joining the investigative desk.

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