Tag: NPR

Poet Al Letson has a moving ‘Summer of Sanctuary’

There are many parts of Al Letson’s one-man show that are truly moving. One is when he, a black man,…

2 years ago

Kim Kardashian’s spot on public radio show angers listeners

CHICAGO — An appearance by Kim Kardashian on the National Public Radio show "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has…

3 years ago

Nick Lowe plays Great American Music Hall in San Francisco tonight

There was a revealing interview with former Stiff Records alum Nick Lowe on NPR’s “Fresh Air” recently, conducted by the…

7 years ago

NPR debacle continues: Ron Schiller resigns — again

It’s been a tough couple of days for NPR and the Schillers. When I sat down to write my Wednesday Examiner column…

8 years ago

Aspen Institute: Former NPR executive Ron Schiller will not work for us

How do you resign from a job that you haven't even started yet? According to the Aspen Institute, Ron Schiller,…

8 years ago

NPR President and CEO Vivian Schiller resigns

According to Mark Memmott at the NPR News Blog, CEO and president Vivian Schiller has resigned. NPR just released this…

8 years ago

GOP leader amazed at 'condescension and arrogance' in NPR video, calls on Dems to support defunding

Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn is leading the GOP effort in the House to defund National Public Radio (and, in a…

8 years ago

NPR’s lobbyists, funded by listeners like you

National Public Radio has spent $304,000 lobbying Congress so far in 2010 according to filings available with the Senate Clerk’s…

8 years ago