November 8, 2013 NPR's Africa correspondent fielded topics ranging from progress in the Democratic Republic of Congo to racism in Africa and her favorite dish during Friday's AMA.
August 23, 2013 On first reference, the network will refer to the private as Chelsea Manning, while in the "near term" noting that she came to prominence known as Bradley Manning. The network also will use female pronouns.
June 21, 2013 A new YouTube video, reminiscent of Saturday Night Live's "Schweddy Balls" sketch, references Mozart and Ralph Waldo Emerson to poke fun at NPR's coverage of the NBA Finals.
April 16, 2013 The group, said to support the regime of President Bashar Assad, has attacked other news organizations' websites in recent months. This time, it got into NPR.org, The Two-Way and some of NPR's Twitter accounts.
March 29, 2013 The daily call-in show will be replaced by Here and Now, which is produced by Boston's WBUR. Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan is leaving NPR after more than three decades with the network. Science Friday will continue.
March 27, 2013 Correspondents Kelly McEvers and Deborah Amos were cited for "detailed reportage, often from dangerous locations." Radio Diaries was also honored for a profile of teen boxer Claressa Shields on All Things Considered.
March 7, 2013 You didn't hear her voice on the air or know of her influence over our coverage, but Brenda was the kind of editor journalists dream of. She would get the best from correspondents and quietly fix their mistakes. If she liked what she read or heard, she'd give it her ultimate blessing: "Cool beans."
January 3, 2013 The former host of All Things Considered has been charged with producing "signature profiles of leaders in politics, pop culture, business and other fields." Meanwhile, Audie Cornish is now a permanent host of All Things Considered and Rachel Martin is host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
October 9, 2012 Madhulika Sikka, executive producer at Morning Edition, will take over the position in January.
July 26, 2012 The outside lobbying firm, which has deep GOP roots, has been hired as some House Republicans seek to make deep funding cuts to public broadcasting. NPR says no federal funds are being used to pay for the lobbying.
May 2, 2012 A Weimaraner who listens to NPR seems to have something to say — or sing — about Talk of the Nation.
April 4, 2012 Coverage of foster care for Native American children, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and the Arab Spring was recognized. Other organizations receiving awards include the BBC, CNN and Japan's NHK.
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.