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RadioLoveFest Meets RadioLoveVest

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Sideshow host Sean Rameswaram talks to Radiolab fans about their love of public radio. 
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The Takeaway

The Sound Of Public Radio Beyond 'Middle Aged White Dudes'

Friday, January 30, 2015

What constitutes a proper “public radio” voice? One black contributor says minority voices often feel the need to code-switch to be heard.

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WNYC News

Goodbye, Amy

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Amy Eddings, our All Things Considered host since 2004, is leaving WNYC this week, and we've been collecting your kind goodbye messages here.

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The Takeaway

Serial's Hard Lessons About Criminal Justice

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Today, "Serial" concludes its first season. While the story of Adnan Syed has captivated millions of listeners, it's also exposed flaws in the American criminal justice system. 

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On The Media

The End of Tell Me More

Friday, June 20, 2014

NPR recently announced that Tell Me More would be cancelled due to financial constraints. As journalist Veralyn Williams put it, it's "The End of NPR's Blackest Show." Brooke talks with Williams and Keith Woods, NPR's VP of Diversity in News and Operations, about the loss and what it means for diversity at NPR. 

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New Tech City

The Best of #YSLTF ('You Should Listen To' Friday) on Twitter

Friday, December 06, 2013

What is #YSLTF? It's 'You Should Listen To' Friday. Starting this Friday, radio makers and radio lovers are tweeting out the handles and links to their favorite podcasts, radio segments and audio storytelling. Here are some cool things we've discovered so far. 

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On The Media

Should Government Fund Public Broadcasting?

Friday, October 05, 2012

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said in Wednesday's debate that, if elected, he'd end the use of taxpayer money to support public media. Should we? In 2010, Reason.com editor-in-chief Nick Gillespie told Brooke that yes, we should. On the other side, New Yorker editor Steve Coll told Bob why public radio should continue to receive some taxpayer support.  

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia on "Sleepwalk with Me"

Monday, August 20, 2012

Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia discuss collaborating on the new movie “Sleepwalk with Me.” The film was written, directed by, and stars Mike Birbiglia, and it’s based on his one-man show and “This American Life” stories about his adventures with sleep disturbances and relationship upheaval. "Sleepwalk with Me" opens August 24 at the IFC Center.

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On The Media

Public Radio Journalists and Political Expression

Friday, November 04, 2011

Last month, freelancer Caitlin Curran was dismissed from the WNYC/PRI show The Takeaway for participating in an Occupy Wall Street protest in Times Square. Curran talks to Bob about her dismissal.

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