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Elise Hu covers technology for NPR's online and on-air platforms. She joined the public media company in 2011 to lead the digital launch of NPR's StateImpact network. A Texas native, she was previously a founding reporter at The Texas Tribune, a non-profit online news startup devoted to government and politics. While at the Tribune, Elise oversaw television partnerships and multimedia projects; contributed to The New York Times' expanded ...

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Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

2010 - Watchdog Journalism
The Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism recognizes groundbreaking journalists in their quest to help communities understand and address important issues through creativity and the use of digital tools.

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This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

kenw.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

krwg.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

kcur.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

wvpublic.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

kalw.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

wypr.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

wlrn.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

wksu.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

wkar.org — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.

This Weekend, Kim Jong Un Will Be Heard, Unlike His More Elusive Father

wclk.com — North Korea's highest political body, the Workers' Party Congress, is convening Friday for the first time in 36 years. Over the course of the next few days, about 3,000 delegates are expected to endorse the leadership of Kim Jong Un, formalizing a rushed transition of power that followed the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.
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May 05, 2016

RT @cshirky: This is an incredibly aggressive move by Baidu. The Xi government has made control of media, and especially the internet, a signature goal.

May 05, 2016

RT @cshirky: China's Baidu.com unblocks search results for 虫堂臂挡车 (known to us as tank man, from Tiananmen massacre) https://tpic.twitter.com/DU2X3RZnWvco/DU2X3RZnWv

May 05, 2016

Just stumped three Chinese airport security dudes, who'd never seen a breast pump and accompanying milk come thru their checkpt before.

May 05, 2016

RT @johnhenderson: Computers teaching people to be better at thinking tasks than they ever could have been without. #AI #AlphaGo https://ttwitter.com/demishassabis/…co/jnFFFddgVz

May 05, 2016

Free ride in exchange for telling my dad's cult-rev story. Gonna miss @franklangfitt in Shanghai... twitter.com/franklangfitt/…

May 04, 2016

Ideas about expelling foreigners making a big comeback in Xi's more nationalist China. from the @WSJ wsj.com/articles/china…

May 03, 2016

GMP to SHA real quick. Will wish @franklangfitt happy bday in person. Maybe he can give me a lift in his taxi before he moves to London...


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