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Vivian Schiller

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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...
  • The Morning Fix: NPR chief ousted, Sheen firing solves and creates problems, Kadafi's son getting cold shoulder from Hollywood

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding if Bono directing 'Spider-Man' is such a hot idea. The Skinny: The challenge for media reporters is whether they will take a break from Charlie Sheen and zoom in on everything going on at National......
  • Calling Big Bird: Public TV and Radio fight for taxpayer support

     
    NPR and PBS could lose their federal funding from Congress. Following an earlier snit about the firing of NPR commentator Juan Williams, public radio was back in the news this week when an NPR executive slammed conservatives....
  • NPR Chief Executive Vivian Schiller resigns amid 'tea party' controversy

     
    NPR's chief executive, Vivian Schiller, has resigned after an outgoing NPR executive disparaged the "tea party" political movement, the public broadcaster announced on Wednesday. "It is with deep regret that I tell you that the NPR Board of Directors has....
  • CEO Vivian Schiller: Latest head to roll at NPR

     
    Vivian Schiller, the embattled chief of National Public Radio, is out after two years at the helm of NPR -- and two recent embarrassments for the public broadcasting operation.The announcement from Dave Edwards, chairman of NPR's board of directors,...
  • Could NPR mistakes hurt Baltimore radio stations?

     
    Amid a string of negative news reports, two high-level firings and a move in Congress to end its federal funding, National Public Radio was an organization in turmoil this week.But as grim as it seems for NPR, it is not the large public radio network...
  • The Morning Fix: Has Sony found Stringer successor? NPR reeling! 'Mars' will need more than moms.

     
    After the coffee. Before finding out if I can score some more Starbucks Christmas. The Skinny: Your Morning Fix is Charlie Sheen-free. Thank me later. Sony Corp. may finally have someone to succeed CEO Howard Stringer. NPR is rocked yet......
  • Here's some mainstream support for James O'Keefe

     
    After listening to a week of discussion and watching the Sunday morning shows today, it astounds how some members of the mainstream media can overlook certain facts that challenge their belief systems.In discussing the ethics of the bombshell video that...
  • NPR video: So grainy, jumpy and heavily edited it must be true

     
    NPR and James O'Keefe's pals squared off in a secret video. Why did O'Keefe win the battle?...
  • Ex-NPR chief Schiller finds work at NBC News

     
    Vivian Schiller, the NPR chief responsible for the midnight firing of Juan Williams, has been hired to head up digital operations at NBC News and MSNBC.This is an important job for the public radio executive who was forced to resign after James O'Keefe'...
  • Hackers post 9/11 hoax tweets at @NBCNews Twitter feed

     
    Hackers attack the @NBCNews Twitter feed and perpetrate a 9/11 hoax about a fictitious airplane attack on Ground Zero....