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Grover, pictured on "Sesame Street" in 2011, announced on Monday that one of his many jobs is in journalism. The social media response underscored the precarious state of the industry. Richard Drew/Associated Press hide caption

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Bob Edwards started his career at NPR as a newscaster and then hosted All Things Considered before moving to Morning Edition. He's pictured above in 1989. Max Hirshfeld for NPR hide caption

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'The voice we woke up to': Bob Edwards, longtime 'Morning Edition' host, dies at 76

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Former Fox News star Tucker Carlson flew to Moscow to interview Russian President Vladimir Putin, becoming the first American to do so since Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago. From left: Giorgio Viera/AFP via Getty Images; AlexanderKazakov/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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NPR founding mother Linda Wertheimer is retiring. Read her bittersweet goodbye note

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ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery announced plans to launch a sports streaming platform in the fall that will include offerings from at least 15 networks and all four major professional sports leagues. David Kohl/AP hide caption

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A photo illustration created last July shows an advertisement to create AI girls reflected in a public service announcement issued by the FBI regarding malicious actors manipulating photos and videos to create explicit content and sextortion schemes. A boom in deepfake porn is outpacing U.S. and European efforts to regulate the technology. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Unionized staff picket outside the Condé Nast offices in New York on Jan. 23. The company is merging the popular digital music publication Pitchfork with the men's magazine GQ, which has triggered anger over the resulting layoffs and concern for the outlet's future. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's incoming CEO, Katherine Maher, speaking at Web Summit last fall. She briefly led that organization after its founder resigned following comments he made about Israel and Gaza. Armando Franca/AP hide caption

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NPR names tech executive Katherine Maher to lead in turbulent era

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Charles Osgood who anchored of CBS's Sunday Morning for more than two decades and was host of the long-running radio program The Osgood File, and was referred to as CBS News' poet-in-residence, has died. He was 91. Suzanne Plunkett/AP hide caption

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A George Mason University fan holds up the cover of a Sports Illustrated magazine at a send-off for the university's team on March 29, 2006, in Fairfax, Virginia. The union representing the magazine's staff said that SI's publisher plans to cut "a significant number, possibly all" of its union-represented staff. Lawrence Jackson/AP hide caption

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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, right and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, pointing at each other during the CNN Republican presidential debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 10, 2024. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Reporter Julie K. Brown exits federal court following a bail hearing for Jeffrey Epstein in July 2019. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Her reporting exposed Epstein. She tells NPR why documents naming powerful men matter

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The numeral 2024 in Times Square in New York City on Dec. 20. 2023, after traveling across the country, beginning in Los Angeles. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images hide caption

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After a grueling 2023, here are 4 predictions for media in 2024

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The New York Times filed a federal lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft seeking to end the practice of using its published material to train chatbots. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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'New York Times' sues ChatGPT creator OpenAI, Microsoft, for copyright infringement

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A look back at some of the NPR stories that were the most read online

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Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques has his blood sampled on board the International Space Station for an experiment that examines the space-related changes that occur in blood and bone marrow. NASA hide caption

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Listen: Mundi has already made elephant friends in her new home

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Students Hannah Levitan, left, and Lindsay Ruhl launched The Tulane Hullabaloo's first student podcast in response to campus tensions over Israel's war in Gaza. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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The war in Gaza is a big story on campus. These student reporters aren't shying away

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Will Lewis speaks in July 2017, when he was the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and CEO of Dow Jones. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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New 'Washington Post' CEO accused of Murdoch tabloid hacking cover-up

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, prepare to put on a face mask before entering a court in Hong Kong on May 5, 2020. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Prince Harry leaves the High Court after giving evidence in London, on June 7, 2023. Prince Harry won his phone hacking lawsuit on Friday against the publisher of the Daily Mirror and was awarded over 140,000 pounds ($180,000). Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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