Day One of NPR One: Some first reactions

Posted: July 29, 2014

NPR’s long-awaited mobile app NPR One launched yesterday, allowing iPhone and Android users to tune into a stream of curated and algorithm-powered newscasts, segments, podcasts and local content. After a brief introduction from NPR host Guy Raz, NPR One prompts users … Continue reading

Margot Adler, veteran NPR correspondent, dies at 68

Posted: July 28, 2014

Margot Adler, a longtime NPR correspondent and former contributor to Pacifica Radio, died July 28 after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 68. The granddaughter of renowned Viennese psychotherapist Alfred Adler, she began her radio career in the mid-1960s … Continue reading

Fibs, Yiddish and Crosbys: tidbits from PBS’s press tour

Posted: July 25, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — They don’t make the front page, but the comments and observations of panelists during PBS’s portion of the Television Critics Association press tour are often surprising and revealing. PBS’s two-day segment, which concluded here Wednesday night, included … Continue reading