Fri March 29, 2013
The Two-Way

NPR To Discontinue 'Talk Of The Nation'

Originally published on Fri March 29, 2013 12:26 pm

Robin Young.
  • On 'Morning Edition': David Folkenflik and Renee Montagne discuss the cancellation of 'Talk of the Nation'

NPR announced Friday morning that it will no longer produce the Monday-to-Thursday call-in show Talk of the Nation.

It will be replaced by Here and Now, a show produced in partnership with member station WBUR in Boston. Reported stories will be part of the show's format.

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Thu January 17, 2013
NPR Ombudsman

Bringing The President Down A Notch: NPR Ends Calling Him 'Mr.'

Originally published on Thu January 24, 2013 9:42 am

Preparations continue on the U.S. Capitol for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 17, 2013.
Jewel Samad Getty Images

The newsroom has confirmed that the president puts on his pants like most of the rest of us: one leg at a time.

I make light. What it did today was change its stylebook and dropped referring on-air to the president of the United States as "Mr." in second references. Beginning with the inauguration of President Barack Obama for his second term next Monday, "Mr." Obama and his successors will be called by just their last names on second reference. "Obama," for example. Just like the rest of us.

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Wed January 16, 2013

'Stories From the Syrian Frontline:' NPR Reporter Shares Experiences From Arab Spring

Steve Barrett NPR

NPR Foreign Correspondent Deborah Amos is a familiar voice to KUNC listeners. Most recently she’s been reporting from Syria, with more than a dozen trips to that country during the current conflict.

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Thu January 3, 2013
inTune Station Blog

NPR's Michele Norris Returning As Host/Special Correspondent

NPR's Michele Norris.

Stephen Voss

Michele Norris, who stepped away from the hosting duties at All Things Considered during the 2012 presidential election because her husband took a senior position with President Obama's re-election campaign, is returning to NPR "in a new role as host/special correspondent," Margaret Low Smith, senior vice president for news, just announced.

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Sat December 29, 2012
This Is NPR

How Big Of An NPR Fan Are You? Find Out With The Robert Sieg-O-Meter

Originally published on Thu January 3, 2013 6:57 am

This year has given us many great NPR moments, and our devoted fans (that's you!) not only came along for the ride, but were an important part of the conversation.

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