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December 2012

» NPR and Partners Honored with Three du-Pont-Columbia Awards for Excellence in Journalism

» Public Media's National Organizations Break Down Barriers to Share Digital Content

» NPR Sets Core Reporting Team for Initiative on Race, Ethnicity and Culture

» NPR Music Names Best Music of 2012

November 2012

» Attention NPR Junkies: NPR Holds First-Ever Warehouse Sale-a-bration, Dec. 14-15

» NPR Expanding 'TED Radio Hour' to Weekly Show, Hosted by Guy Raz

» NPR's 'Talk of the Nation' Live at The Woodrow Wilson Center, Thursday, November 29, 2-4PM (ET)

» NPR and WNYC Kick off Fall Live Tapings of 'Ask Me Another'

» NPR CEO Gary E. Knell Names Emma Carrasco Chief Marketing Officer and Loren Mayor SVP of Strategy

October 2012

» NPR News "Election 2012" to Offer Seven Hours of Live Election Night Coverage, On-Air and Online, from 8PM to 3AM (ET)

» NPR News Public Opinon Poll Finds Presidential Race Too Close to Call

» NPR Music and WNYC's 'Soundcheck' Present Showcase During CMJ Music Marathon: Flying Lotus, Death Grips, Buke and Gase, and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, October 17

» NPR News Builds Leadership Team, Naming Executive and Business Editors

» NPR'S 'Tell Me More' Takes Education Reform Conversation to Social Media for Twitter Forum, October 10 in Miami

» NPR News Public Opinion Poll Has Obama Leading Romney 51-44 Percent Among Likely Voters

» NPR News "Election 2012" Live Debate Coverage: Oct 3, 11, 16 & 22, On-Air and Online

September 2012

» NPR Music Presents and Broadcasts Tori Amos Live In Concert, October 5, 7:30PM (ET) at (Le) Poisson Rouge

» NPR teams with the Paris Review for Latest Three Minute Fiction Contest

» NPR and WNYC Partner to Co-Produce 'Ask Me Another,' Expanding to Weekly Show

August 2012

» NPR Music Advance Streams New Albums from The xx, The Avett Brothers, David Byrne and St. Vincent, and Astro

» NPR News Election 2012 Provides Extensive Live Coverage On-Air and Online of Republican and Democratic National Conventions (Updated)

» NPR Music Advance Streams New Albums from Animal Colelctive, Cat Power, Deerhoof and Stars

» NPR International Desk Names Mexico City and Kabul Correspondents

» NPR Names Monique Hanson Chief Development Officer

» NPR to Launch Initiative on Race, Ethnicity and Culture with $1.5 Million Grant from Corporation for Public Broadcasting

» NPR News Election 2012 Provides Extensive Live Coverage On-Air and Online of Republican and Democratic National Conventions

July 2012

» NPR Poetry Games: Poets Go For Gold with Olympics-Inspired Verse

» UNO To Launch NewOrleansReporter.org

» Best Young Adult Novel of All Time? Vote Now in NPR Books' Top-100 Poll

» NPR Correspondent Kelly McEvers Reports from Inside Syria, Where Rural Areas Increasingly Under Rebel Control

» NPR News Public Opinion Poll Shows Mixed Response to SCOTUS Affordable Care Act Ruling; 51 Percent of Americans Ready to Move On

» NPR Statement Regarding House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services and Education

» NPR News Examines 'AIDS: A Turning Point' in Month-Long Series, Ahead of International Conference"

» NPR Music's 'Alt.Latino' Broadcasts Calle 13 & Ana Tijoux Live in Concert Tomorrow from LAMC Showcase at Celebrate Brooklyn!

» NPR Contest Seeks 'Big Ideas' from Young Innovators

» NPR Music and Member Stations Offer Exclusive Live Broadcasts from George Wein's 2012 Newport Folk Festival, July 27-29; Newport Jazz Festival, August 4-5

» NPR News Investigation Reports Resurgence of Black Lung In Coal Miners

» NPR's "All Things Considered" Explores the Future of Urban Life with "NPR Cities Project"

June 2012

» NPR News Exclusive: FBI Has Investigated More Than 100 Suspected Islamic Extremists in Military

» NPR Presents "Talk of the Nation" Live from Aspen, June 25-28

» Senator Marco Rubio on NPR's "All Things Considered" Today, June 21 at 5 PM (ET)

» NPR & Wilson Center Partner to Present The National Conversation

» First Lady Michelle Obama on NPR's "Talk of the Nation," Live Tuesday, June 12 at 2-2:30PM (ET)

» NPR's 'Car Talk' to Move Into Syndication

» NPR Foreign Desk Adds Correspondents Leila Fadel to Cario and Gregory Warner to Nairobi

May 2012

» NPR Books Confesses Love for "Teen" Reads

» NPR's Planet Money App: Get Hold Of The Global Economy

» NPR Opens "Cabinet of Wonders," Variety Show Hosted By John Wesley Harding

» Poll: Many Sick Americans Experience Significant Financial Problems, Concerns About Quality of and Access to Care

» NPR Music Presents Regina Spektor Live In Concert, May 31, 10pm (ET)

» NPR Upgrades 'All Tech Considered'; Expands Coverage on Monday Series During 'All Things Considered' & Blog

» NPR's Science Desk Reports: 'Science and the Fracking Boom: Missing Answers'

» NPR Books Offers Exclusive First Read of Author Gillian Flynn's Thriller "Gone Girl"

» NPR and The John Alexander Project Accepting Applications for the 'Above The Fray' Fellowship

» NPR Music Brings Celebrate Brooklyn! Concerts to Audiences Worldwide All Summer Long

» NPR Introduces 'Ask Me Another' Hour of Puzzles, Word Games and Trivia, Debuting May 4

April 2012

» NPR's "TED Radio Hour" Episode One: Our Buggy Brain

» NPR News Exclusive: First Criminal Charges Filed in BP Oil Spill

» First Lady Michelle Obama Discusses First Anniversary of Joining Forces In Interview On NPR's 'Tell Me More'

» NPR News Explores Financial Pressures of Multigenerational Caregiving in 'Family Matters: The Money Squeeze'

» "TED Radio Hour" Explores Ideas Worth Spreading

» NPR Wins Peabody Awards for Coverage of Arab Spring and Investigation Into Native Foster Care

» Public Radio Music Month Spotlights Invaluable Role of Public Media for Musicians and Music Fans

March 2012

» Author Anne Tyler Gives First Broadcast Interview In Almost 35 Years Today On NPR's Morning Edition

» NPR Digital Services Steps Up Efforts to Measure and Monetize Station Streams

» NPR News Offers Special Coverage of SCOTUS Deliberations on Affordable Care Act

» Edith Chapin to Lead NPR's Foreign Coverage

» NPR Music Presents First Ever Broadcast of a SXSW Music Keynote: Watch and Listen Worldwide Thursday, March 15 at NOON (CT)

» NPR News "Election 2012" Offers Two-Hour Super Tuesday Broadcast Special, On-Air and Online, March 6 at 8PM (ET)

» NPR Music in Austin: Fiona Apple Opens SXSW Showcase at Stubb's; Magnetic Fields Headline Day Party, in First Trip to SXSW

February 2012

» NPR Music Presents Bruce Springsteen SXSW Keynote

» NPR CEO Gary Knell Appoints Kinsey Wilson Chief Content Officer, Margaret Low Smith to Lead NPR News as Senior Vice President

» An Ode to NewsPoet

» NPR Music: Tap, Swipe, Listen & Watch With Dynamic New iPad App; Available - Always Free! - in the App Store

» NPR Music Presents South By Southwest Music Opening Night

January 2012

» NPR News and ProPublica Investigation: Freddie Mac Betting Against American Homeowners

» NPR's Talk of the Nation Takes "Political Junkie" on the Road to the Plaza 'Live' Theatre in Orlando

» NPR News Election 2012 Team Provides Speical Coverage of South Carolina Primary

» Ford Enables Voice Control of NPR App Delivering In-Car, On-Demand Access to News, Programs and Stations

» NPR News Series Explores Effects of Arab Spring, One Year After Uprisings Began

» NPR News Election 2012 Team In Place for Special Coverage of Iowa Caucuses, New Hampshire Primary