NPR and WBUR partner in Here & Now expansion

Posted: July 9, 2013

More than 100 public radio stations have picked up the midday NPR news show Here & Now with its expansion to two hours July 1, many of them to fill the void left by the cancellation of NPR’s long-running call-in show Talk of the Nation. Continue reading

Preparing public media newsrooms to cover local crises

Posted: June 27, 2013

Crisis coverage will stress several layers of your operating systems — from the layout of your newsroom to the editorial decision-making process; from the flexibility of your web-hosting service to interpersonal relationships among key staff members, each of whom will be asked to step up and work under conditions they have never faced. Continue reading

Fresh Air returning to daytime in Mississippi

Posted: June 11, 2013

Fresh Air will air during daytime hours on MPB’s Think Radio network for the first time since 2010, when the network’s then–Executive Director Judith Lewis took the interview show off the air, citing concerns about host Terry Gross’s discussion of sex with her guests. Continue reading

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