Donations to the public broadcaster went up sharply after the president said it was “a very good question” to ask why it still existed.
NPR Video Producer Kara Frame got involved with live digital reporting when Facebook first launched its live video capabilities in 2016. Just a couple of years later, Facebook reported that one in five videos were shot and shared live by the platform’s millions of daily users. Frame talks about lessons learned for NPR’s launch of live digital video including the tools her and the video team used to create high-quality segments and news stories with DSLR cameras.
The reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR was 75. Roberts worked in radio and at CBS News and PBS before joining ABC News in 1988. (Credit: JohnStaleyPhoto.com)
Podcasts have been a “huge return on investment for us and a major growth engine for our business,” says NPR CFO Deborah Cowan.
A judge ruled Wednesday that an investment adviser and former Fox Business commentator who sued NPR over stories about his role in funding a private investigator to probe the death of former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich can go forward.
National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive. The new measures, adopted unanimously by NPR’s board, include changes in management structure, a diversity and inclusion committee, and pay audits to assess fairness. The […]
A coalition of top public broadcast organizations formally withdrew a recommendation Friday that the FCC ease equal employment opportunity requirements for public stations. America’s Public Television Stations, NPR, CPB and PBS jointly recommended the review in a joint response to the commission’s request for comments on its agenda to modernize media regulations. After supporters of the EEO rules objected last week, the organizations formally withdrew it.
His departure comes after Tuesday’s Washington Post report on sexual harassment allegations from two women while he was at The New York Times in the 1990s.
Since it jumped into Facebook Live, NPR has created more than 1,375 videos. It has broadcast from 23 states and 19 countries. And it’s learned a few things along the way that you might find helpful.
A longtime contributor to NPR, Sports Illustrated and HBO, Deford was the only sportswriter to receive a National Humanities Medal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor for National Public Radio, and an Afghan translator, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed while on assignment in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, the network says. Gilkey and Tamanna were traveling with an Afghan army unit near Marjah in Helmand province when the convoy came under […]
NPR News and PBS NewsHour will cover the 2016 political conventions together: one team of journalists and one broadcast, designed to work for radio and television as well as digital audiences.
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Magliozzi, a Boston-area mechanic and MIT graduate who became an unlikely radio star as part of the brother duo that hosted “Car Talk,” one of public radio’s most popular show’s ever, died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77 years old. On “Car Talk,” Tom and his younger brother, Ray, […]
Knell, president and CEO of the public radio network, will take on the same role at the National Geographic Society this fall. Knell, who assumed his current role in 2011, will stay with NPR until the fall to work with the Board to ensure a smooth transition as it launches a search for his successor.
In part two of an exclusive interview with NetNewsCheck (read part one here), Planet Money‘s Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson turn their analytical acumen on the state of the news business. And in an age of unprecedented experimentation, they expect an inevitably high failure rate that makes for high stakes, but riveting times. “I think we’re in a period of a lot of experimentation, and that part of it is exciting to me. As with all market experiments, most of them are going to fail. A lot of them are going to be pretty lousy and some good ideas are going to fail, but I like that part of it,” Davidson says.