Saturday, January 14, 2006

Public Radio Partnership president to step down

"After 11 years as president of the Public Radio Partnership, which runs Louisville's three public radio stations, Gerry Weston is stepping down."
Louisville Courier Journal

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Ted Koppel Joins National Public Radio

National Public Radio announced Thursday that the former ABC News "Nightline" veteran will provide commentary about 50 times a year starting in June. Koppel will appear on the programs "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered" and the new midday newsmagazine "Day to Day."
Associated Press
NPR Press release

NPR Listeners Upset by Mine Disaster Coverage

"NPR newscasts and the NPR Web site are the places to go for breaking news. But some listeners found that both handled the West Virginia mine disaster story with some serious missteps."
NPR Ombudsman Jeffrey A. Dvorkin

Columnist: Change at WDET will injure Detroit's cultural future

"There's a reason why a growing number of Detroiters are feeling a huge void, and it's not just the loss of music they mourn. In many ways, it's a whole identity."
Marney Rich Keenan in the Detroit News