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The sale of station-owned airwaves to shore up cellular networks offers a rare opportunity to invest in local news and public information needs.
Up First, available starting Wednesday, will be a 10-minute weekday morning news podcast built off the top news from NPR’s most-listened-to radio show.
That’s bad in ways you already know and in more ways you don’t.
“We’re trying to make it more convenient for people to get more of the big picture of local news.”
“Those who comment are not wholly representative of the overall NPR audience.”
“Here we have a public radio station that seems to not only fail to recognize who its natural friends are, but one that is lashing out at potential allies.”
Kelly McEvers: “A lot of the great storytelling podcasts happen in the studio. I hope ours opens the door to people thinking more about what you can do in the field, when things don’t go as planned and are unexpected.”
One of public radio’s leading internal critics answers the question: What would he do if he were running NPR?