Mark Memmott

Mark Memmott is one of the hosts of NPR's "The Two-Way" news blog.

"The Two-Way," which Memmott helped to launched when he came to NPR in 2009, focuses on breaking news, analysis, and the most compelling stories being reported by NPR News and other news media.

Before joining NPR, Memmott worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor at USA Today. He focused on a range of coverage from politics, foreign affairs, economics, and the media. He's reported from places across the Unites States and the world, including half a dozen trips to Afghanistan in 2002-2003.

During his time at USA Today, Memmott, helped launch and lead three news blogs: "On Deadline," "The Oval" and "On Politics," the site's 2008 presidential campaign blog.


The Two-Way
9:15 am
Thu December 2, 2010

World Cup Goes To Russia In 2018, Qatar In 2022

11 a.m. ET: Now that we know Russia will host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar will be the site of the 2022 tournament, it's time to ask why those nations' bids won.

England was a finalist for the 2018 Cup, and the BBC writes that:

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The Two-Way
8:38 am
Thu October 21, 2010

Juan Williams: My Words Were 'Not A Bigoted Statement'

Update at 8:30 p.m. ET. There's a fresh post here headlined "Juan Williams: NPR Went After Me Because 'I Appear On Fox'."

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