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“The news can be pretty divisive, especially in an election year like the one we’re having now. So how do you create spaces where people can find some common ground?”
“How do you have a conversation about America that’s not about race? It’s fundamental to the way American life is organized.”
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“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.”
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National Public Radio's Kelly McEvers, co-host of the afternoon news magazine All Things Considered and host of the podcast "Embedded," is photographed in downtown
 Los Angeles, CA, March 22, 2016.  (Jay L. Clendenin /NPR)
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.”
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“The key to evaluate NPR’s fate, I believe, lies in the way the institution views radio and digital/podcast audiences as two separate categories with separate strategies for audience development.”
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Plus: Google plans its podcast play, Anchor joins the social-audio game, and SoundCloud’s financial numbers raise questions about viability (or acquisition).
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But: “I’ve tried to be really disciplined about not calling this process just a redesign,” WBUR’s executive editor for digital Tiffany Campbell said. “We’ve built a brand new platform.”