Ed Walker hosted WAMU 88.5's Big Broadcast, a popular show featuring rebroadcasts of vintage radio dramas, for more than two decades. The 83-year-old died Monday shortly after his final broadcast.
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October 26, 2015 Ed Walker died Monday after signing off his long-running show, The Big Broadcast, for the last time. The show, heard out of NPR member station WAMU, reprised programs from the golden age of radio.
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September 2, 2015 Joyce Slocum from Texas Public Radio and Jo Anne Wallace from KQED in San Francisco are joining as Member Directors and Fred Dust as Public Director
June 1, 2015 The host of the award-winning programs State of the Re:Union and Reveal shares his ideas about making public radio sound more like America.
April 27, 2015 This unique opportunity for brands and agencies to learn from NPR, WNYC and WBEZ about one of the fastest-growing platforms for audio will be held on Wednesday, April 29th.
Chenjerai Kumanyika worries that having a "public radio" voice won't allow him to sound like himself.
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January 29, 2015 Chenjerai Kumanyika loves public radio, but when it's his turn at the microphone, he worries that he doesn't sound like himself. It got him thinking about the predominant white sound of public media.
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January 29, 2015 In a widely circulated piece, Chenjerai Kumanyika, who is black, wonders if he has to sound "white" to make it on public radio. We're taking the conversation to Twitter tonight. Join us:#PubRadioVoice
The Public Radio can be programmed to one station and one station only.
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September 25, 2014 In a world full of choices, this radio gives you only one. And its creators call it The Public Radio, so it's not surprising they want you to pick a public radio station to program it.
September 24, 2014 Krulwich and his Wonders are packing up, and before I go, I'd like to shake all your hands, each and every one of you, and say thank you. This is my goodbye.
November 21, 2013 No, you are not hearing things. Without fanfare, NPR in the last year has begun to rerun some features across its shows. Most were labeled on-air as encores, but some, like one on Texas barbecue, weren't. There are good reasons to repeat a particularly good story from another show, but a rerun should be labeled as such. Some folks question the rerun practice altogether.
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.
December 15, 2008 As one walks from NPR's basement garage inside to the elevator, a sign asks to make sure the door shuts tightly. "We don't want the bliss to escape," it says.
May 12, 2008 UPDATE on May 20, 2008: The Infinite Mind has added an Underwriting page after the recent criticism and added fuller disclosure about a
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