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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.

Faces Of NPR: Malaka Gharib

Dec 16, 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, we're featuring Malaka Gharib of Goats and Soda, NPR's global health and development blog.

The Basics:

Name: Malaka Gharib

Twitter Handle: @malakagharib

Faces Of NPR: Amy Morgan

Dec 12, 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 an editor for Digital News, Amy Morgan.

The Basics:

Name: Amy Morgan

Twitter Handle: @amymorganedits

Job Title: Editor, Digital News

Where You're From: Olympia, WA.

Want to know the scoop on the best gifts for NPR fans? We've got the inside track on the gifts that will satisfy every fan on your list! We gathered NPR employees who are also frequent shoppers at the NPR Commons, our brick and mortar shop at NPR HQ in Washington, D.C., to serve as your personal shoppers and offer their take on why these products are their fan favorites.

For The Tidy Listener

Jarrod Jackson from NPR's Audience and Community Relations team suggests the Tiny Tote:

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 double feature—meet Elissa Nadworny and Acacia Squires, editors for the NPR Ed team.

The Basics:

Name: Elissa Nadworny

Twitter Handle: @ElissaNadworny

There have been some questions and misunderstandings about when NPR News conducts interviews live and when we tape them.

The NPR Ombudsman, who is independent of the newsroom, published a column recently that offered her views on interviews NPR aired last week. In the course of her piece she expressed her opinion that certain interviews should not be done live.

Block, Beer & Bourbon

Nov 16, 2016
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Little Rock Soiree

The Friends of KLRE and KUAR invite you to join UALR Public Radio at Block, Beer and Bourbon, Thursday, January 19th from 7 until 10 pm at Curran Hall.

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