April 12, 2011 It drives listeners crazy when NPR doesn't clearly identify a think tanks' mission or point of view. Too often, a think tank uses a non-descriptive name that tells listeners nothing.
April 11, 2011 An NPR member station pulled Planned Parenthood funding spots. Some questioned whether NPR had ordered the spots off the air. Not true. Read on.
March 28, 2011 NPR's news entertainment show, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me made fun of conservative columnist Michelle Malkin. Normally, she's fair game but as it happens, her family is in the midst of a personal crisis. A simple Google search would have made a difference.
March 9, 2011 NPR's former executive Ron Schiller was originally hailed as a savior to NPR, but has hurt public radio's financial heart. Now both he and NPR's CEO Vivian Schiller are gone.
March 4, 2011 NPR has stepped up its comment moderation with the goal of a more civil discussion. And Juan Williams praised public radio on Ohio station WOSU. Read on.
February 18, 2011 NPR recently took down vicious comments made on NPR blogs about CBS Corespondent Lara Logan's recent attack in Cairo. Why do people feel so free to deride others on the Internet? NPR plans to try to reign in the ugliness.
February 8, 2011 NPR ran a story about a Palestinian village nearly surrounded by Israeli settlements that claimed Israeli mistreatment. But didn't get Israel's side of the story.
Neal Conan during a Talk of the Nation show.
December 21, 2010 Take a peek behind the scenes at NPR's only "live" show: Talk of the Nation. This audio slide show describes how the two-hour show is put together and what challenges it faces each day.
November 8, 2010 NPR ran a story about peoples' irrational attachment to their dentist -- but it also included information that was bound to make one suspicious of his or her dentist. NPR relied on tenured professor who couldn't back up his claim.
October 29, 2010 NPR abruptly firing Juan Williams hurt member stations, NPR staff and NPR's reputation. One way to salvage a bad situation would be for NPR, member stations and affiliated shows to begin in the next months thoughtful conversations about Muslims.
October 15, 2010 NPR sent a memo Wednesday advising its staff not covering the Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert rallies on Oct. 30 to stay away. Why the fuss?