Apr 1, 2004
In letters to listeners posted on their websites, public radio stations are discussing the departure of Bob Edwards from Morning Edition. Jim King, director of WVXU in Cincinnati, is particularly blunt: "...[I]t is impossible for me to convey my own sense of outrage and betrayal by the network we supposedly 'own' as member stations."
Posted by Mike at 4:17 PM
Gregory Nava turns the new season of American Family into a 13-part movie, sending the eldest Gonzalez son into the Iraq War, says Seattle P-I critic Melanie McFarland. She predicts a heart-wrenching season.
Posted by Steve at 10:06 AM
A dozen supporters of Bob Edwards broke into NPR headquarters before dawn this morning to protest his reassignment, the Washington Post website reported. The women seized programmer Jay Kernis when he arrived and locked him in a utility closet, but not before running their fingers through his hair. Edwards, who had bemoaned the loss of the singles atmosphere of NPR's early days, was reported missing after the protesters left.
Posted by Steve at 9:41 AM