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Ira Glass

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  • NPR needs a backbone

    NPR needs a backbone
    Oh, NPR, won't you please state your game? Are you liberal? Are you neutral? Are your employees secret socialists? Do their screensavers feature slideshows of Noam Chomsky? Do your office Christmas parties serve only free-range eggnog? Do your parking lots offer preferred spaces for vehicles with "Free Tibet" bumper stickers?"
  • Daum: When truth is trumped by theatrics

    Even if you don't have a cupboard full of pledge-drive coffee mugs, you've probably heard about the latest dust-up in public radio. A stage performer named Mike Daisey chronicled a trip he made in 2010 to China to check out conditions at a factory run...

    Ira Glass to give Goucher's commencement keynote

    Ira Glass to give Goucher's commencement keynote
    This year's Goucher College graduates will likely enjoy one of region's quirkier commencement speeches. The school announced that Ira Glass, host of public radio's "This American Life," will give the graduation keynote on May 18. He'll also be getting...

    Nonprofits discuss strategies for catching attention of donors

    Nonprofits discuss strategies for catching attention of donors
    Everybody loves a good story, especially when they’re being asked to donate money. At conference of dozens of representatives from local nonprofits this week, administrators said communicating moving client success stories to donors was key in...

    Mike Daisey is bringing 'The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' to Chicago

    Mike Daisey is bringing 'The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' to Chicago
    Mike Daisey, the demonstrably effective scold of Apple Inc., is bringing his hit solo show, "The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," to the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., on April 7. With the size of the venue an indication of Daisey's increased...