Archives: NPR

The Future of National Public Radio

Gary Knell is settling in as the new President and CEO of National Public Radio. What does he want to change? What else is in the future for NPR? Knell will join us for 10 minutes this hour, followed by NPR Ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos.

“Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us”

Surely everyone gets annoyed, but what is it about people talking on cellphones or nails screeching on chalkboards that actually bothers us? We’ll take a look at the science of annoyance with the author of a new book on the subject.

All Sides Weekend: Books

What books do you recommend to the group for reading this summer?

Ohio State Parks and This I Believe: On Fatherhood

Maintenance backlogs in Ohio’s state parks and excerpts from This I Believe: On Fatherhood

Ken Rudin, NPR’s Political Junkie, Talks Politics

What’s going on in Washington? Will the deficit limit be raised? Get a much clearer picture of the political climate this hour on All Sides with NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin.

“Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us”

Surely everyone gets annoyed, but what is it about people talking on cellphones or nails screeching on chalkboards that actually bothers us? We’ll take a look at the science of annoyance with the author of a new book on the subject.

NPR’s Luis Clemens on Diversity in Media

A conversation with NPR’s Luis Clemens about strengthening news coverage by building a foundation of diverse experts and sources

NPR’s Ken Rudin Discusses Libya and the Budget Battles in D.C.

NPR’s Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, discusses President Obama’s decision to bomb Libya, the continuing budget battles in Congress, and a possible shutdown of the federal government.

Controversy at NPR; Documentary ‘May I Be Frank’

NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard talks about the latest NPR controversy with the resignations of Vivian Schiller and Ron Schiller; and an interview with the director and subject of the documentary “May I Be Frank?”

NPR’s Julie Zickefoose Talks About Nature in Ohio

Natural history writer, artist, and NPR commentator Julie Zickefoose on Ohio nature