NPR Boasts of Hiring Gay Anchor, Black Anchors and Executive Producers

July 12th, 2015 8:59 AM
National Public Radio is being hailed for its commitment to diversity in its latest promotion of anchors and producers. With NPR evening anchor Melissa Block departing, they promoted Kelly McEvers and Ari Shapiro to work alongside Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish on the nightly newscast All Things Considered. Michel Martin will take over hosting the show on weekends. Cornish and Martin are black…

NPR's Weekend News Shows Skipped Any Journalism on Obama Scandals -- B

May 13th, 2013 2:07 PM
How enthusiastic can NPR be in avoiding the emerging Obama scandals? Try this: So-called “All Things Considered” aired no features on Benghazi or the IRS on Saturday or Sunday. (This excludes on-the-hour news updates.) But they found time for six minutes on the trade in rhino horns. It was more ridiculous on “Weekend Edition” Saturday and Sunday – they also…