Posted: April 29, 2003

The Jewish Action Taskforce has rescheduled protests against NPR’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They will take place at NPR’s D.C. headquarters and at member stations May 14.

Posted: April 29, 2003

The Miami Herald has agreed to produce news segments for the city’s WLRN-FM, reports the Herald.

Posted: April 29, 2003

“What he reminds me of is that quirky, kind of odd friend you had in high school but never wanted to admit you knew,” says a This American Life fan of host Ira Glass, in a St. Paul Pioneer Press … Continue reading

Posted: April 29, 2003

Police arrested Minnesota Public Radio talk show host Katherine Lanpher April 12 on suspicion of drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident, report local media.

Posted: April 29, 2003

The FCC has given public TV stations an extra six months to simulcast half of their analog programming on their digital channels. The original deadline for the 50 percent simulcast requirement was May 1.

Posted: April 28, 2003

Tom Shales blasts commercial coverage of the Iraqi war while praising PBS’s Bill Moyers and NPR’s Bob Edwards in his TelevisionWeek column.

Posted: April 28, 2003

Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen talks with The Rake. “[W]hen I hear Ira Glass at public radio conventions sort of light into the audience saying, ‘You’ve become conservative, you accept mediocrity,’ I say hear, hear,” he says.

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