NPR's CEO Resigns

NPR's CEO Resigns

In the latest controversy involving NPR, President and CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned. This comes after a hidden camera video was released of another executive criticizing conservatives and saying the network would be better off without...

In the latest controversy involving NPR, President and CEO Vivian Schiller has resigned. This comes after a hidden camera video was released of another executive criticizing conservatives and saying the network would be better off without federal money. NPR said it was appalled by the comments. Public funding for NPR came under fire last fall after it fired news analyst Juan Williams for comments he made on Fox News about Muslims. We focus on what the latest incident means for the network and public broadcasting as a whole.

Guests

Tucker Carlson

political commentator and founder of The Daily Caller.

Patrick Butler

president and C.E.O of the Association of Public Television Stations.

Alicia Shepard

NPR ombudsman.

Brooke Gladstone

host of "On The Media."

David Edwards

director and general manager, WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio;
chair of the NPR board.

Stephen Moore

member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.

Paul Farhi

staff writer at The Washington Post, covering media.

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