NPR’s Anne Garrels tells colleague Susan Stamberg that, after Iraq, she might not cover another war. “I can’t do it to my husband again,” she says. (Via Romenesko.)
Amy Goodman in Newsday on her work as host of Democracy Now!: “I have what most journalists look for — independence.”
NPR’s Bob Edwards shared some forthright opinions with a Kentucky audience earlier this month. “The rise of cable TV and the Internet were supposed to democratize the media and give us many voices and numerous points of view,” he said. … Continue reading
All Things Considered host Michele Norris tells Journalismjobs.com that producing the show each day “is a miracle on the order of loaves and fishes.”
NPR’s Steve Inskeep tells The Washington Post Magazine about his experiences covering war. “I miss going to Fresh Fields and buying cat food,” he confides.
WUNC-FM in Chapel Hill and a local group of critics recently met to discuss the station’s news fare, which came under fire for being too Establishment and dependent on NPR. “Most of the crowd characterized the network as not merely … Continue reading
Burnie Clark, president of Seattle’s KCTS for 16 years, resigned abruptly Thursday, before publication of a Seattle Times series on problems at the station. The Times reported that KCTS owes $2.8 million in back payments to PBS and $229,000 in … Continue reading