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NPR’s live concert video series, Tiny Desk Concerts, is a popular music fan destination hosted by Bob Boilen, who is also the creator of the online music show “All Songs Considered.”
Chewelah-born soul and R&B singer-songwriter and musician Allen Stone’s four-song Tiny Desk Concert performance on NPR was posted on npr.com today, and NPR writer Bobby Carter had nothing but praise for Stone.
The lecture on March 12 will mark the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
For the past four days, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been calling for authoritarian governments in eastern Europe and Central Asia to ease restrictions on press freedom despite criticism for his own treatment of journalists at home.
The nation’s media critic-in-chief is back on the job
The State Department has denied a National Public Radio reporter a seat aboard Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s plane for an upcoming trip to Europe and Central Asia, the decision coming a few days after Pompeo lashed out at another NPR reporter.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an NPR host lied in setting up an interview with him on Friday, but email records support the journalist’s account of how the exchange came to be.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lashed out in anger at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she had asked him in an interview about Ukraine.
For decades, the public broadcaster has relied on a cadre of temporary journalists to produce its hourly newscasts and popular news programs. Without temporary workers – who are subject to termination without cause – NPR would probably be unable to be NPR. Temps do almost every important job in NPR’s newsroom: they pitch ideas, assign stories, edit them, report and produce them. Temps not only book the guests heard in interviews, they often write the questions the hosts ask the guests. And there are a lot of them.
NPR’s “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” officially celebrated its 20th anniversary last month, a milestone that was marked with an intellectual, refined evening befitting public radio … oh, who’s kidding whom?
Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to “Morning Edition” and later his wit to “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” has died. He was 84.
Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as “romantic writing” that never resulted in a physical relationship, and the radio host rejected the idea that because he was her boss – and the driving force of a hugely popular radio program – it could be sexual harassment.
The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” that covered an extended period of time.
National Public Radio elected new leadership on its board of directors on Thursday as the organizations deals with sex harassment issues that led to its top news executive recently being ousted.
The chief editor at National Public Radio, Michael Oreskes, was placed on leave Tuesday after a published report that he abruptly kissed two women who were seeking jobs while he was Washington bureau chief at The New York Times in the 1990s.
Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s “On Point,” has postponed his visit to Spokane until Sept. 22. Ashbrook will undergo surgery to repair an artery in May and will be unable to fly.
“But, looking ahead to my 70s (which start all too soon) I feel that it is time for me to begin a new phase of life,” Siegel said. “Over the next few months, I hope to figure out what that will be.”
NPR Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea is going all in as a solo artist, bringing her violin and looping pedal to the Bartlett on Saturday.
President Barack Obama talks about Britain’s pending exit from the European Union.
Asia McClain Chapman didn’t know what a podcast was when friends began contacting her at her home in Spokane nearly two years ago. Now, the star alibi witness has written a book she hopes will “fill in the gaps” presented on the award-winning show “Serial” about a 1999 murder in Baltimore.