NPR President Resigns, Reignites GOP Calls to End Federal Funding

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At a crucial moment in the effort to restore federal funding for public broadcasting, NPR appears to have shot itself in the foot for a second time. Is there real evidence of biased news reporting or administrative incompetence? Is taxpayer money needed to perpetuate reliable coverage to compete with the commercial focus on opinion and commentary? Also, the controversial House hearing on radical Islam in the US, and Wisconsin’s new governor may be winning the battle, but what about the war?

Banner image: NPR's Board of Directors accepted Vivian Schiller's resignation. Photo: Stephen Voss

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Host:
Warren Olney

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Karen Radziner, Sonya Geis