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NPR, formerly National Public Radio, is an American radio producer and distributor that specializes in news, public affairs, and cultural programming. NPR was launched in 1970 as a collaboration among the nation’s public-broadcasting stations. It is not a radio station itself, but instead a central news organization that produces, licenses, and distributes a variety of…

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John Wihbey    March 31, 2014
Predicting what goes viral, sourcing the Arab Spring, and Twitter in power vs. out of power: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Justin Ellis    February 26, 2014
Plenty of podcasts attract a loyal audience on a weekly basis. Slate wants Mike Pesca’s daily show to be as big a part of your drive home as All Things Considered.
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Ken Doctor    February 20, 2014
The Internet is supposed to be all about unbundling. But in the new digital economy, is there room for new, smarter rebundling?
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Eric Athas    February 5, 2014
What happens to sharing when you break the most remarkable 30 seconds out of a 10-minute audio piece?
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Justin Ellis    February 4, 2014
With funding from Knight Foundation and Kickstarter donors, PRX is trying to create an environment where “high-quality, story-driven” shows like Roman Mars’ 99% Invisible, can thrive.
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Caroline O'Donovan    January 27, 2014
After jobs at Talking Points Memo, Yahoo, Frontline, and The Atlantic, Andrew Golis, new general manager of The Wire, is ready to share the three pillars of a strong media brand.
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Ken Doctor    December 19, 2013
These are the nine big themes that will further separate the winners from the losers when we look back a year from now.
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Eric Athas and Teresa Gorman    November 13, 2013
An NPR Digital Services analysis of news stories at public radio stations found that fun and serious stories were shared on Facebook at roughly the same rate.
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Mark Coddington    September 20, 2013
Plus: Reuters cans its Next makeover, the news on NSA surveillance and Syria coverage, and the rest of the week’s media-tech top reads.
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Justin Ellis    September 9, 2013
Boston public radio station WBUR wants to reach a national audience; Slate wants to expand its stable of podcasts through partnerships.