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2011-05-02 15:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) is pleased to announce that journalists from its daily international news program, "PRI's The World," have received the Overseas Press Club's Lowell Thomas Award, which honors the year's best radio news and interpretation of international affairs.

2010-05-24 06:30:00

BOSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hockenberry, an American journalist best known for his work on NPR, was named Honorary Chairman of World Usability Day (WUD) 2010 today. "John is the perfect Honorary Chairman.

2009-09-17 06:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HSBC Bank USA, N.A. ("HSBC"), "The world's local bank," has partnered with New York public radio station WNYC Radio (93.9 FM, AM 820 and wnyc.org) to become the first-ever sponsor of live events at the station's newly opened Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.