History[ edit ] The idea for a business news program had come from Susan J. Moran developed the program concept and the editorial staff expanded to launch NBR. Paul Kangas was among the first to join, signing on as its stock market commentator.
The money will go to launch a project called Impact of Government, which Soros' Open Society Foundation says will "bring greater transparency and accountability to the workings of state capitals across the country.
Programs at the Open Society Foundations, said in a statement earlier this week. Vivian Schiller, NPR president and CEO, said the boost puts the public radio stations in a better position than other news outlets to cover the impact of state government on local communities.
NPR Fires Juan Williams; Fox News Expands His Role "Our network provides a perfect vehicle for cross-state, cross-region, and national analyses of the most critical issues facing our country," Schiller said in the statement. In his appearance, Williams admitted that he gets nervous when he flies on airplanes with individuals wearing "Muslim garb.
Brent Bozell, head of the Media Research Center, said the turn of events regarding Williams looks like a Soros-inspired outcome. Soros said he decided to support Media Matters after claiming to see evidence suggesting that the "incendiary rhetoric" on Fox News "may incite violence.
Media Matters' donation was announced on the same day that the Center for Responsive Politics issued a report on college students that noted the top giver to Democrats among college students is Alexander Soros, George Soros' son.
Soros wrote in an e-mail to CRP that while the Democratic Party has "disappointed" him lately, it's better than voting Republican.iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.
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James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio Governor-elect Brad Little says setting a timeline to implement Idaho’s Medicaid expansion will be among his top . Sofia Gillespie / KCUR Sara Corrigan of Overland Park is a designer. But instead of making logos out of ink, she makes them with high school and college band students on football fields. Democrat Mike Espy and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., during their televised Senate debate in Jackson, Miss., on Tuesday night. Controversy over Hyde-Smith's comment about a "public hanging" shook up the contest, which will be decided on Nov.
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Aug 10, · NPR stood by its report on Friday. Terence Samuel, a top editor, said, “I think it’s important for us to cover race and racism, and quite frankly, if you’re going to do that, you have to.
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Oct 22, · Juan Williams may be gone from National Public Radio's line-up of commentators, but billionaire liberal icon George Soros has donated $ million to .