On Saturday, Iran elected Hasan Rowhani its new president in a vote watched by people around the world. NPR Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep was reporting from the country last week and joined CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront to talk about what he saw.
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NPR staff put together an array of fun projects around our move to the new HQ - both in tribute to the old building and to good, old-fashioned fun too. One of these projects involved a bit more star power and production than the rest - an epic, documentary-style Tiny Desk Concert with OK Go.
At This is NPR, we take seriously the charge to help you discover your next favorite thing from NPR. This summer, we're navigating the world of NPR Podcasts. With 111 podcasts produced by NPR, this will be a big task. But anything for you, dear reader, so let us be your guide.
That's right folks, while you were busy dancing your face off at the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' sole SXSW performance this year (or perhaps from the safety of someplace more private), Apple was capturing footage for their new iPhone 5 ad. Watch for us around 25 seconds into the video.
After the She Works site launched last week, it became clear that NPR staff and journalists were just as eager to share advice for women at work as our listeners. Colorful posters popped up around NPR HQ, and our colleagues were blowing up the #sheworks hashtag. Check out what they had to say.
NPR's Planet Money co-host Adam Davidson appeared on The Colbert Report last week to explain Bitcoin and what "shady people" do with this digital currency. To wrap up the segment, Host Stephen Colbert added some NPR-style context to the issue.
During the stream of breaking news last week, NPR News was mid-move to our new HQ. Divided between two buildings, our journalists reported hours of live coverage without missing a beat. Their work helped inform people across the country not only on air but on television screens as well.
When you listen to NPR, the audio usually floats along from segment to segment, seemingly without a hitch. We've had our fair share of glitches, snags and utter meltdowns in audio editing though. Hear about a few of these tech headaches from employees who've experienced them first hand.
NPR was at SXSW last week, while the rest of us kept tabs on music and tech happenings online and in social media. Check out photos from the sights and shows in Austin, and see press coverage of NPR activities at the conference.
NPR headquarters may be in Washington, D.C., but we've got correspondents, shows and coverage happening across the country and around the world. Here's a snapshot of how our journalists and reporting are making news cycles from LA to Austin and up the East Coast.