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NPR In The News

SXSW is already underway in Austin, TX, this week, and excitement is building around NPR over the smorgasbord of music and digital brilliance to come. But, that's certainly not the only news story to keep on your radar - check out these media clips of NPR staff and reporting in the news, including a notable SXSW highlight:

- Newsweek's Women in the World issue, out this week, featured a two page spread on the powerhouse women of NPR, examining what it is that makes this organization such "a hotbed for female journalists" compared to other news organizations. You can also see the accompanying slideshow here.

Newsweek Women in the World issue, March 2012
Newsweek

- Check out what NPR CEO Gary Knell had to say about connected cars, dealing with threats to public funding, and NPR's fully multi-platform approach to news in his conversation with Nieman Journalism Lab's Andrew Phelps.

- Think you're an NPR super-fan? Test your knowledge of NPR journalists and hosts in The Plain Dealer's voice and face matching game.

- Austinist welcomes NPR Music back to the city's annual SXSW festival with open arms, amping up for NPR Music's extensive presence, which this year includes a day party at the Parish, a showcase at Stubb's (which they call "one of the most stacked bills of the entire festival") and a live stream of the Bruce Springsteen's keynote.

NPR Music iPad App featured in Entertainment Weekly's Must List. i i
Entertainment Weekly
NPR Music iPad App featured in Entertainment Weekly's Must List.
Entertainment Weekly

- Entertainment Weekly included the "polished" new NPR Music iPad App in last week's Must List, a rundown of "pop culture gems" EW writers love each week.

- Poynter's Mallary Jean Tenore took a detailed look inside NPR's new Ethics Handbook. She spoke with NPR's Senior Vice President for News Margaret Low Smith as well as NPR Digital's Editorial Product Manager Matt Thompson and blog Correspondent Mark Memmott, who, with the help of many others, brought this idea to life.

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