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NPR Music App Experience Folded Into NPRMusic.org

Jan 26, 2017

In 2012 we launched the NPR Music app, a standalone music experience designed to showcase the best music content from NPR and NPR stations. Today we're announcing that we are ending support for the app on both iPhone and iPad.

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post is our first triple feature—meet Ramtin Arablouei, Casey Herman and Rund Abdelfatah. They are producers for NPR's podcasts How I Built This and TED Radio Hour.

The Basics:

Name: Ramtin Arablouei

The message below was sent by NPR's Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director Michael Oreskes to the NPR News staff on Jan. 17.

The right of working journalists to do their jobs should not be up for debate when a new administration takes office (or at any other time). But it disturbingly seems to be.

NPR One Now Available On Xbox One

Jan 12, 2017

In early 2016, we brought NPR One, the "just press play" experience that delivers a personalized, continuous flow of stories, to Windows 10. Today, we're excited to announce we've expanded our support for Windows and launched the NPR One experience on Xbox One.

NPR One on Xbox brings a whole new NPR experience to your living room. We've crafted the design to enhance our audio storytelling on television-sized displays. With NPR One on Xbox, we've introduced Explore to the Windows platform.

Faces Of NPR: Julie Rogers

Jan 11, 2017

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post features a Historian, Julie Rogers.

The Basics:

Name: Julie Rogers

Twitter Handle: @jubrogers

Job Title: NPR RAD Historian

Where You're From: Madison, WI

NPR journalists provide great storytelling and rigorous reporting. And that gets noticed. In 2016 many NPR journalists and programs were recognized with awards for investigative reports, outstanding features and series, digital innovations and bodies of coverage. This year's honors include the George Foster Peabody Award presented by the Grady College of Journalism, the Alfred I. duPont­-Columbia University Award presented by the Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, the Edward R.

NPR's Senior Vice President of News appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources on Sunday January 1st, where he shared his New Year's resolutions for the media:

NPR One Now Available On Samsung Gear S2 and S3

Jan 3, 2017

The NPR One experience is now available on the Samsung Gear smartwatch, allowing users to listen to a stream of public radio news, stories, and podcasts without needing to connect to a smartphone or other device.

Faces Of NPR: Dan Frohlich

Dec 22, 2016

Faces Of NPR is a weekly feature that showcases the people behind NPR, from the voices you hear every day on the radio to the ones who work outside of the recording studio. You'll find out about what they do and what they're inspired by on the daily. This week's post features a Digital Metrics Analyst, Dan Frohlich.

The Basics:

Name: Dan Frohlich

Twitter Handle: @frohlichdan

Job Title: Digital Metrics Analyst

Algorithms are a crucial part of how the news reaches you in a digital world. But we know many people find them opaque and controversial. Filter Bubble is an expression coined to capture the way an algorithm can measure what you like and just feed you more and more of that until all you get is one perspective.

We want to raise the curtain and explain how we use an algorithm at NPR One.

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