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.
NPR CEO and President Gary Knell.
December 1, 2011 He fills the positions that opened earlier this year when controversies led to Vivian Schiller's departure. Today on Talk of the Nation, and later on Twitter, Knell takes questions.
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Incoming NPR CEO and President Gary Knell.
October 2, 2011 He has led Sesame Workshop for a dozen years. NPR launched the search for a new CEO and president last March, after Vivian Schiller departed following controversies that led the board to conclude she couldn't effectively lead the organization.
June 2, 2011 Schiller, who joined NPR in January 2009, resigned after NPR's board of directors concluded that controversies under her watch had become such a distraction that she could no longer effectively lead the organization.
March 14, 2011 The conservative political activist left out some things and made some misleading edits. But the network says executive Ron Schiller still said things he should not have.
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March 13, 2011 Though an NPR executive, who has since left the organization, has admitted he was wrong to say the things he did, a conservative website's analysis suggests that "editing tactics" were designed to mislead viewers.
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March 10, 2011 News outlets continue to follow the story.
March 9, 2011 Links to our coverage of Vivian Schiller's departure.
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March 9, 2011 From online analyses to news stories and a vigorous conversation in The Two-Way's comments section, the news is getting a lot of attention.
March 9, 2011 "Our concern is not about any one person at NPR, rather it's about millions of taxpayers," the House majority leader says.
NPR's Board of Directors accepted Vivian Schiller's resignation.
March 9, 2011 Her departure follows inflammatory remarks by NPR's chief fundraiser and last fall's controversial dismissal of news analyst Juan Williams.
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March 9, 2011 Some lawmakers renew calls to cut federal funding for public broadcasting after hearing the secretly recorded comments. Former NPR fundraiser Ron Schiller was recorded slamming conservatives, musing about need for federal funds. He has resigned.
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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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October 25, 2010 Vivian Schiller says that parting ways with the news analyst was the right thing to do, but that "the process that followed the decision was unfortunate -- including not meeting with Juan in person."
October 21, 2010 When he said on Fox News Channel that he gets nervous when he sees people in "Muslim garb" at airports, the analyst violated NPR standards, Vivian Schiller added. And: "this isn't the first time we've had serious concerns" about his comments.
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