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Boston Herald’s NPR Headline Not Precisely Right

Saturday’s Boston Herald features this piece: NPR official admits fault in firing National Public Radio’s ombudswoman admitted the nonprofit botched the firing of Juan Williams for his remarks about Muslims making him nervous on planes, but the firestorm around the longtime … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Outstanding Warrants (2)

Our post about NPR’s new language guidelines when referring to abortion rights supporters and opponents generated this auto-reply: Dear John, Thank you for contacting the Office of the Ombudsman at NPR. Every message is read by Ombudsman Alicia Shepard and her … Continue reading

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NPR You Serious?

I meant to mention this last night before I got caught up in Muskie-mania. Newsflash! NPR Changes Abortion Language. National Public Radio ombudsman Alicia Shepard wrote this week about a “lively debate” among NPR editors concerning the use of the … Continue reading

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