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NPR's Staff Diversity Numbers, 2016

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:55:00 -0400

Despite the company-wide initiative for diverse hiring, change in the newsroom has been incremental.

Political Bias Complaints Dominate Ombudsman Inbox

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:29:28 -0400

Complaints about bias have increased in past months. Here are some possible reasons why.

Interviewing A Combative White House Spokesperson

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:42:00 -0500

Listeners question the value in interviewing Sebastian Gorka.

NPR Newsroom Implements New Funding Guidelines

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:02:00 -0500

Changes poke a hole in the firewall between the newsroom and the development office.

NPR's Full Court Press On Presidential Press Conferences

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:42:00 -0500

How should NPR cover major appearances by President Donald Trump?

NPR Increasingly Challenged By Misinformation

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:39:00 -0500

Does NPR's style of radio reporting need changes?

Mailbag: For Two Marches, Different Causes, Different Complaints

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:53:00 -0500

Coverage of the Women's March and the March for Life raised questions about crowd size and language.

The Pros And Cons Of NPR's Policy Of Not Calling Out 'Lies'

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:05:00 -0500

Listeners overwhelmingly disapprove of NPR's explanation.

Independent Audit Concludes NPR Not At Fault In Death Of Two Of Its Own

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:06:00 -0500

The internal report recommends improvements to security protocols.

Making 'Quality Assurance' A Top Priority In 2017

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:32:00 -0500

Following a record digital audience in 2016, the NPR newsroom should focus on fundamentals this year.

The Thinking Behind NPR's Reporting On The Trump Dossier

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:44:00 -0500

Listeners are divided on whether NPR reported too much or not enough.

Poorly Framed StoryCorps 'Experiment' Misfires

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500

Troubling framing skews the intention of a StoryCorps segment.

About The Ombudsman

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:58:23 -0500

What role does the Ombudsman play at NPR?

Navigating Newscasts at NPR

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:32:00 -0500

A look at how the newscasts come together.

Pipeline Protests Prompt Calls For More Coverage

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:17:00 -0500

NPR has produced roughly 50 newsmagazine and online stories about the pipeline protests so far.