“NPR ombudsman Jeffrey Dworkin [sic] definitely needs to look for a new line of work,” opines a Capital Times columnist, weighing in on, yes, the Gross/O’Reilly affair.
David Isay discussed StoryCorps, his new oral history project, on Morning Edition. Also, today’s Talk of the Nation takes up the future of public television.
The creators of the Public Radio Exchange are discussing their monster over at Transom.org.
Jeffrey Dvorkin’s column on the dustup between Bill O’Reilly and Terry Gross reveals that even NPR admits its own liberal bias, charges conservative columnist Brent Bozell on TownHall.com.
In a letter to the station’s listeners, WAMU Executive Director Susan Clampitt defends the station’s spending despite mounting deficits and criticism of her leadership both within and outside of the station. The letter is posted to the WAMU website.
Bill O’Reilly and Terry Gross continue to hash over their confrontation, this time in the Buffalo News. “How thin-skinned can this guy be?” Gross asks of her sparring partner. (Via Romenesko.)
“Do you want to say a few words about my growing lust?” asks Terry Gross of Sean Penn in “The NPR Blooper Reel,” over at The Morning News.