August 12 marks the first year since the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, which saw the killing of antifascist protester Heather Heyer at the hands of white supremacist James Alex Fields. This weekend, Jason Kessler, the organizer behind the first event, will hold a second event, cleverly called ‘Unite the…
Today, the excellent ProPublica and NPR investigative series on maternal mortality published a story about the estimated 80,000 women a year who almost die after giving birth.
The president of the United States is a huge white supremacist, but luckily our media is there to keep him in check—by obsessively congratulating itself for quoting him accurately.
NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly will become a co-host of All Things Considered, the organization announced Monday, about six weeks after she confronted NPR’s president for his handling of sexual harassment allegations in a nationally broadcast interview.
Although he admitted earlier this week that he was aware of the sexual harassment allegations against NPR’s top news chief years ago, CEO Jarl Mohn chose to address the newsroom leader’s departure in an off the record all-staff meeting on Friday.
Most good cosmopolitan liberals are familiar with StoryCorps for the enlightening, heartwarming, and unexpected audio stories they present on NPR and elsewhere. Because the universe has a sense of humor, StoryCorps is now presenting something new: An anti-union campaign.