StoryCorps celebrated its 10th anniversary on Wednesday night with a fundraising dinner hosted by comedian Stephen Colbert.
“You public radio types may recognize my voice from Fresh Air with Terri Gross or Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,” Mr. Colbert said. ”But those few of you who will admit to owning a television may recognize me from my show on Comedy Central, The Colbert Report.”
NPR asked voters to rank their top ten favorite fantasy and science-fiction novels out of a list of 100 nominated books. 60,000 people voted and the results are now in. Most of the books that made it into the top ten have been blockbuster movies, with The Lord of the Rings trilogy taking Read More
Michele Norris is the first black female to host a major weekday show at NPR, but there was no mention of her in This Is NPR, a book celebrating the 40th anniversary of the public radio organization.
Norris told the Tampa Bay Tribune that she was “disappointed” by her Read More
After contributing controversial remarks regarding Muslims to a discussion on “The O’Reilly Factor,” NPR senior news analyst Juan Williams has been released from his contract and asked to leave the radio network, The New York Times reported.
The comments in question came when Williams agreed with and elaborated on an assertion made by Read More
After a memo banning staffers from attending rallies — specifically the two high-profile ones to be orchestrated by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert later this month — made its way around the internet and collected backlash in its swath, NPR is trying to get other news outlets to join its side of Read More
The Wall Street Journal‘s sports page is stuffier than the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, according to National Public Radio sports commentator Frank Deford. And, let’s be honest, getting called stuffy by NPR hurts.
Mr. Deford was on NPR’s Morning Edition on Wednesday, poking fun at The Journal‘s use of honorifics Read More