When NPR journalists write books

    Newsrooms have extensive policies designed to manage the many conflicts of interest that come up every day. Journalists are prohibited from supporting political candidates. Advertisers are prevented from influencing the news report. Reporters can't accept fees for speaking gigs from companies or industries they cover. The list goes on: All side hustles and freelance jobs must be disclosed to a supervisor. Sponsors are disclosed in relevant news stories. Journalists can't invest directly in...

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    A Look Into Felix Contreras' NPR Archive

    As stewards of the NPR archives, the RAD team bounces around NPR's history every day. Naturally, we get curious about the stories behind those archives. RAD's Julia Wohl and Zazil Davis-Vazquez decided to ask Felix Contreras, co-creator and co-host of Alt.Latino, to shed light on some of the stories that stick out to him the most after over 20 years at NPR. A Fresh Start For Jazzman Henry Grimes, April 21, 2005 (From the series Appreciating the Jazz Aged) What inspired you to pitch this story...

  • To Diversify Their Audience, NPR Hosts Race Hustling Monday

    NPR has a Strategic Plan to grow beyond their stereotypical urbane white audience. They announced: “We must expand NPR's audience to reflect what America will look and sound like in 2021 and beyond, attracting a more diverse audience to our journalism and cultural content, with an emphasis on Black and Hispanic audiences on all platforms.” This would explain in part why NPR would offer black leftists an open-ended publicity platform. Take, for example, the seven-minute interview on Monday’s...

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    Welcome to NPR's newest news quiz. Have you been paying attention?

    From the debt ceiling to Disney, basketball and a very colorful creature, a lot happened this week. Did you catch it all? Find out with NPR's new foray into the news-quiz space.

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    Faces of NPR AAPI Heritage Month: Ailsa Chang

    Faces Of NPR showcases the people behind NPR--from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This month, we feature NPR's Asian American and Pacific Islander community. First up is Ailsa Chang. The Basics: Name: Ailsa Chang Title: Host of All Things Considered Twitter Handle: @ailsachang Where are you from? I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, in Los Altos,...

  • Can politicians catch up with AI? (Manuela López Restrepo/NPR)

    Manuela López Restrepo / NPR: Can politicians catch up with AI?  —  Experts are warning that artificial intelligence is developing far more rapidly than regulators can keep up with.  Is there any chance of picking up that slack?  —  Who is he?  Paul Scharre is an author and the vice president at the Center for a New American Security.

  • These are some of the people who'll be impacted if the U.S. defaults on its debts (Scott Horsley/NPR)

    Scott Horsley / NPR: These are some of the people who'll be impacted if the U.S. defaults on its debts  —  Veterans, seniors and government employees: These are just some of the people who stand to be impacted if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling.  —  Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warns …

  • After four tries, this Utah band finally won NPR's Tiny Desk Contest

    Utah band Little Moon won NPR's Tiny Desk Contest this year with the acclaimed song 'Wonder Eye.' Other finalists included Alegrías and La Fonda.

  • SPIKED: FBI Whistleblower Hearing Not Aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, NPR CNN Did It

    Last night, we reported that the nightly newscasts of ABC, CBS, and NBC completely skipped any mention of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on FBI whistleblowers. Since the hearing was organized by Republicans, it was somehow not news. Fox's Special Report had it. The PBS NewsHour and NPR's All Things Considered also failed to consider the hearing. The trend continued on Friday's morning shows, with no FBI whistleblower coverage on ABC's Good Morning America, CBS Mornings, and NBC's Today....

  • NPR's 'All Things Considered' Pushes a Project for 'Pride in the Pews,' No Bible in Your News

    NPR makes a nightly joke of its evening newscast title, All Things Considered. On Monday, they aired a completely one-sided press release for a project called "Pride in the Pews," which advocate for the black church that "not only welcomes queer folks, but uplifts and affirms them." The Bible is not a Thing to be Considered. Ailsa Chang touted "there's been an increase in the number of so-called welcoming churches, gay marriages performed in churches and openly gay pastors. One minister in...

  • Federal inquiry details abuses of power by Trump's CEO over Voice of America (David Folkenflik/NPR)

    David Folkenflik / NPR: Federal inquiry details abuses of power by Trump's CEO over Voice of America  —  On the day after his confirmation as chief executive of the U.S. Agency for Global Media in June 2020, Michael Pack met with a career employee to discuss which senior leaders at the agency and the Voice of America …

  • Video: Watch KIMBERLY AKIMBO's NPR Tiny Desk Concert With Bonnie Milligan, Victoria Clark & More

    The concert features Bonnie Milligan performing 'Better,' Victoria Clark and Miguel Gil performing 'Anagram,' Alli Mauzy singing 'Father Time,' and the cast performing 'Great Adventure' The concert also features Steven Boyer, Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan, Michael Iskander, and Nina White. Watch the video now!