Tag Archives: NPR

Tweedledum, Tweedledee spar on NPR


My friend Swamp Rabbit and I get a kick out of Republicans who complain of National Public Radio’s “liberal bias,” a strange charge given the fact that NPR rarely veers from the “he said/she said” style of reporting and commentary, … Continue reading

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Ex-NRP reporter owns up to ‘colluding’


Newsflash: Reporting on Congress is like participating in the theater of the absurd. So why wait until you’re no longer covering D.C. to give us your honest opinion of the job? From Truthdig: Andrea Seabrook left NPR this summer to … Continue reading

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NPR’s new goal — be ‘fair to the truth’


A new ethics handbook released by National Public Radio would seem to indicate the network is reacting in a positive way to persistent criticism of its “he said, she said” approach to the news. According to Jay Rosen of PressThink, … Continue reading

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NPR probes bank’s gift to NYPD (I kid you, NPR)


This just in from a National Public Radio investigation sparked by a post on JP Morgan Chase’s website: JPMorgan Chase recently donated an unprecedented $4.6 million to the New York City Police Foundation. The gift was the largest in the … Continue reading

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