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National Public Rodeo | Business | Vanity Fair
When most people hear “NPR,” they think Cokie Roberts, Nina Totenberg, Robert Siegel, and for some on the far right, all that is wrong with the mainstream liberal media. But beneath the veneer of the "Minnesota nice," a simmering battle has been waged, and in the balance hangs NPR’s future and perhaps even its soul—as either a nonpartisan defender of in-depth journalism or a target of the partisan sniping of the sound-bite era. David Margolick explores how NPR’s management managed to squander the advantages of the national dole, deep-pocketed donors, a roster of top-notch reporters, and the loyalty of legions of devoted Click and Clack fans—and whether it can recover from the annus horribilis of 2011.
media  journalism  race  celebrity  pundits  media-reform  management  controversy  bias  right-wing  public-radio 
january 2012 by tsuomela
MPR: News Cut: Five at 8 - 4/17/09
a mention of my blog post on Just How Long Ago was the Civil War
egoboo  public-radio 
april 2009 by tsuomela

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