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Mar 24 2023
NPR cancels 4 podcasts amid major layoffs
NPR moved this week to cut 10 percent of its staff and stop production of a trio of acclaimed seasonal podcasts — Invisibilia, Louder Than a Riot and Rough Translation — as it seeks to close a yawning budget gap that stands in excess of $30 million.
The network also canceled a comedy podcast unveiled just a year ago called Everyone & Their Mom, a spinoff of the mainstay radioNPR (Online News)
Feb 16 2023
Life Is Still Uncertain For Residents Of Ohio Town Where Train Derailed : Consider This from NPR
Life Is Still Uncertain For Residents Of Ohio Town Where Train Derailed The derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio on February 3rd sparked fear and uncertainty among residents. They are still concerned, almost two weeks later. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Stan Meiburg, former acting deputy administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, about the agency'sNPR Fact Check
Jan 16 2023
Olentangy students, parents protest recent halting of Dr. Seuss reading on NPR podcast
Seventh grader Thoman Bornman read Dr. Seuss’ “The Sneetches” to roughly a dozen students and parents Monday in front of Olentangy Local School’s administrative building — more than a week after a podcast aired where a communications official stopped a teacher from finishing the book in class. “It’s important to send the school district a message that it’s OK for students to ask questions andThe Columbus Dispatch
Consider This from NPR
Consider This from NPR is a weekday podcast with episodes that are 15 minutes in length. Kelly McEvers hosts the series, which covers the daily news. In some areas, the end of the episode includes local news. The show displays evidence of lean-left bias regarding story choice, choosing topics such as vaccines and climate disasters.
NPR Fact Check
Table of Contents July 2021 Editorial Review: Lean Left Bias About NPR's Fact-Checking July 2021 Editorial Review: Lean Left Bias NPR’s fact-checking element has a Lean Left bias rating, according to a July 2021 Small Group Editorial Review by AllSides editors on the left, center, and right.
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Aug 30 2022
A majority of Americans see an 'invasion' at the southern border, NPR poll finds
More than half of Americans say there's an "invasion" at the southern border, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll, part of a broader decline in support for immigrants overall.
The poll also found that large numbers of Americans hold a variety of misconceptions about immigrants — greatly exaggerating their role in smuggling illegal drugs into the U.S., and how likely they are to use publicNPR (Online News)
Mar 23 2023
Mosquito species from South America discovered in Florida
A new species of mosquito has made its way to Florida and it could spell trouble. Known as the Culex lactator, the species is normally found in Central and South America, NPR reports. "There are about 90 mosquito species living in Florida, and that list is growing as new mosquito species are introduced to the state from elsewhere in the world," said lead author of the study Lawrence Reeves ofThe Week - News
Jul 05 2022
After 30+ Years, NPR Cancels Declaration of Independence Reading
The woke taxpayer-funded social justice warriors at National Public Radio ended a tradition started in 1988 on Monday, canceling the annual July Fourth reading of the Declaration of Independence and instead hosting more liberal thinkers in its broadcast echo chamber for a conversation on "equality."
"This July 4th we break with tradition," tweeted Morning Edition host Leila Fadel.Townhall