Mark Memmott

Mark Memmott joined NPR News in the spring of 2009 to launch a new blog, "The Two-Way," with co-blogger Frank James.

"The Two-Way" is the place where gives readers breaking news and analysis — and where it engages users in conversations ("two-ways") about the most compelling stories being reported by NPR News and other news media.

Memmott came to NPR from USA Today, where for over 20 years he worked as a reporter and editor on subjects ranging from politics and, foreign affairs to economics and the media.

In recent years he helped launch and then led three different news blogs at, including the website's 2008 presidential campaign blog, On Politics.



Mon March 28, 2011
The Two-Way

Crisis In Japan: Radiation Detected In Seawater; Frustration Grows

Japan continues to struggle with the lingering effects of the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami that pummeled cities along its northeastern coast and crippled a nuclear power plant in Fukushima.

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