| May 9, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Jarl Mohn, the chairman of KPCC-FM (89.3) Southern California Public Radio, will be NPR's next president and chief executive, the public radio institution said Friday. He succeeds interim President and CEO Paul G. Haaga Jr. starting in July.
| May 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Pasadena public radio station KPCC-FM (89.3) grabbed the national spotlight with Friday's announcement that Jarl Mohn, the media industry veteran who ran E! Entertainment Television through most of the 1990s, will be National Public Radio's next president...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Ian Aaron, CEO of social TV app startup ConnecTV, has watched numerous "second screen" players fail to gain traction over the last three years -- including, he concedes, ConnecTV itself.
Now, broadcaster-backed ConnecTV is releasing an overhauled version...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter’s relationship with the news industry is already -- shall we say -- a feather in its cap. Now it has hired Vivian Schiller to a newly created position as head of news partnerships.
Schiller, a veteran of NPR and the New...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Vivian Schiller, chief digital officer for NBC News and former CEO of NPR, will join Twitter in January as head of the social media company's news partnerships.
Schiller will lead Twitter's news media team, which highlights "best practices and innovative...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has set the price range of its hotly anticipated initial public offering between $17 and $20 a share, with hopes of raising as much as $1.4 billion.
At $20 a share, Twitter would be valued at about $11 billion. That...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:39 AM
After the coffee. Before riding a shopping cart to work.
The Skinny: "Ender's Game" looks like it's pulling in some decent early reviews. Hope it's good; the novel is still a favorite of mine. Today's stories include a look at the weekend box office,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:28 AM
National Public Radio Chief Executive Gary Knell is stepping down in the fall to become president and chief executive officer of the National Geographic Society.
Knell leaves NPR after less than two years on the job. In a statement to staffers, he...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America.
The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
| Mar 17, 2011
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...
| Mar 10, 2011
— Vivian Schiller's resignation as president and chief executive of National Public Radio comes at a perilous time for the public broadcaster, as Republicans in Congress press ahead with plans to slice its federal lifeline.
Schiller's exit on...