Media

Leakers Versus Whistle-Blowers

June 12, 2013

Whistle-blowers who expose crime, corruption and abuse of power have protections under the law. Understanding when revealing top secret information is an act of heroism or a crime.

What's Private In The Modern Age

June 10, 2013

What's private in the modern age: government collection of personal data, cyber theft and the balance between privacy and security.

Shibley Telhami: "The World Through Arab Eyes"

June 6, 2013

The Arab uprisings in the Middle East have profoundly altered politics in the region. Using a decade’s worth of original polling data, a political scientist explains the driving forces behind the Arab Spring and the future of Arab politics.

The Intersection Of Political Influence And Journalism

The Intersection Of Political Influence And Journalism

May 21, 2013

The politically conservative Koch brothers are looking to buy eight newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. New questions about the intersection of political influence and journalism.

The Department Of Justice, National Security And Freedom Of The Press

May 16, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder defends the seizure of journalists' phone records to safeguard national security. Government power, freedom of the press and national security.

The Growing Popularity Of Audio Books

January 29, 2013

Audio books are on the rise. Some love their convenience and enjoy being read to, others say listening to a narrated book is not the same as reading. Diane and her guests discuss implications of a coming audio book boom.

Susan Crawford: "Captive Audience"

January 10, 2013

A communications policy expert on why Americans are paying more for Internet access but getting much less.

Mobile Apps And Children's Privacy

December 13, 2012

Hundreds of smartphone and tablet apps aimed at kids are collecting and sharing personal data without informing parents. Join Diane and her guests as they discuss the latest concerns about mobile apps and children's privacy.

Future Of News Magazines

October 24, 2012

A former senior editor at Newsweek and BusinessWeek on journalism's transition to the digital age.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

August 10, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of dismantling federal welfare reform and creating a “culture of dependency.” The U.S. economy continued to send mixed signals. And victims of the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting were remembered at vigils across the United States. Ron Elving of NPR, Nia Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and John King of CNN join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.