Portions of the James O’Keefe-produced video that showed an NPR executive making disparaging remarks about conservatives were taken out of context. That’s the conclusion of at least two sources–NPR and the Glenn Beck-owned The Blaze.
NPR CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned. As NPR reports, Schiller stepped down after the “board of directors decided that she could no longer effectively lead the organization.”
STATE OF AFFAIRS 12/01/10: For WFPL listeners, Michele Norris is a familiar name and voice on NPR’s All Things Considered. Before joining NPR in 2002, Michele spent almost ten years as a reporter for ABC News in the Washington Bureau. She was also staff writer for the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. In her newest book, The Grace of Silence, she turns her investigative eye toward her own background, researching her family’s racial heritage. This Wednesday, she joins us to talk about her book and her career. Listen to the Show
Saturday, July 10, 2010 8pm Producer: Al Letson, PRX/NPR Listen Again Back in the timber industry’s heyday, small mill towns in Oregon were thriving. Business was booming. Then in the early 1990s, the saws stopped. The mills shut down and their economies crumbled. State of the Re:Union surveys how a town that has lost its […]
Saturday, July 3, 2010 9pm Producer: Al Letson, PRX/NPR Listen Again The city of New Orleans is as proud of its traditions as it is steeped in them. But since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the city and its residents have been thrust into new relationships with those very traditions they hold so dear. State […]
Saturday, February 13, 2010 8pm Producer: Al Letson (NPR/PRX) Listen Again MLK Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech has become the shorthand of the Civil Rights Movement– but we might never have heard it, if it were not for another man, who’s largely been forgotten by history: Bayard Rustin. In this program hour, we explore […]
SoA 1/19/10: NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard Listen to the Show