February 24, 2012 Kinsey Wilson, an NPR senior vice president and general manager of NPR Digital Media, is becoming executive vice president and chief content officer. Margaret Low Smith, who has been acting senior vice president for news, is continuing in that role.
September 21, 2011 Weiss resigned in January from her job as NPR's senior vice president for news after an independent review raised questions about "the speed and handling" of news analyst Juan Williams' termination.
January 6, 2011 The dismissal of news analyst Williams sparked controversy. NPR said he had violated the organization's standards with comments about Muslims. He said he was fired because "I appear on Fox."
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April 2, 2010 NPR does exceptionally well putting female reporters and hosts on the air. But when it comes to female voices from outside NPR, the network is not as diverse on air as it would like to think.
March 4, 2010 Columbia Journalism Review just published an in-depth piece on what's been happening at NPR since CEO Vivian Schiller took over the helm in January 2009.
January 8, 2010 Two months ago, NPR ran an animated political cartoon making fun of Tea Party activists who are deeply critical of the direction President Obama is leading the country. This week someone discovered it and the cartoon suddenly went viral, causing c...
December 18, 2009 Many listeners think it's disrespectful for NPR to refer to President Obama as 'Mr. Obama' in the second reference. But NPR has a decades-old policy dating back to Gerald Ford to refer to the current president as 'Mr.' or 'the president' in the s...
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November 18, 2009 Rahm Emanuel's name seems to bedevil news organizations. NPR recently made an unusual policy deciding to refer to him as Rahm Emanuel on the second reference rather than Emanuel. Other news organizations have struggled with this too.
November 11, 2009 Interested in hearing what Vivian Schiller, NPR's president and CEO has to say about Dan Schorr, pledge drives, the hard-to-follow public radio system, funding, iPhone apps and more? Here's a link to an online conversation that Schiller did Tues...
October 15, 2009 NPR posted new guidelines Thursday to help its staff make use of the wide array of social media tools and still maintain NPR's credibility. Take a look at the guidelines and feel free to weigh in. Why now? "We've actually been working on this ...
July 30, 2009 NPR journalists face ethical challenges everyday. Please join me in watching a video discussion on whether NPR journalists should march in gay pride parades.
July 28, 2009 After the news media cooperated in a news blackout to protect a New York Times reporter, questions arose on how the media will behave if they are asked to not report the kidnapping of a soldier, contractor or executive in a foreign setting.
February 20, 2008 Standing in line to vote in Virginia's primary on Feb. 12, I was at ease because in my state, one doesn't have to declare party preference when you register. But then I got to
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