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NPR has named veteran newsroom leader Eva Rodriguez as its next vice president and executive editor, a role that will put her at the helm of the network's global journalistic operations.
Lewis was named president of NPR in 1993, becoming the first Black person to take the role. He came to the job with a long resume from his time in Washington politics and business circles.
USA Today has named Terence Samuel, a veteran political journalist who has helped to lead NPR's newsroom since 2017, to be its next editor in chief.
The social media platform also dropped the "state-affiliated" label from propaganda outlets in Russia and China.
NPR's official Twitter feeds have gone silent. The news organization cites the social media platform's decision to question NPR's editorial independence through a series of inaccurate labels.
NPR moved this week to cut 10% of its staff and stop production of a handful of podcasts, including Invisibilia, Louder Than a Riot and Rough Translation.
The Emmy-award winning weekend host of All Things Considered will bring her empathy and joy to weekday mornings, says Morning Edition Executive Producer Erika Aguilar.
NPR must lay off 10% of its workforce to address an advertising shortfall of about $30 million, CEO John Lansing says. Lansing says marketers are nervous about the economy.
NPR and The New York Times are seeking to convince a Delaware court to unseal documents to see whether Fox News defamed Dominion Voting Systems over claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential race.
Nancy Barnes, NPR's newsroom leader, announced her forthcoming departure as the network moves to create a new executive to oversee both the news and programming divisions.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: We discussed the big news in the Supreme Court, as leaked documents suggest it will overturn Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, back in Georgia, the special grand jury that will weigh in on whether Donald Trump interfered in the 2020 elections has been seated.
NPR has tapped White House Correspondent Ayesha Rascoe to host the Sunday news magazine show. Rascoe, a Black woman from Durham, N.C., says NPR has encouraged her to "sound like myself."
NPR faces tough questions about race after the departures of prominent hosts Audie Cornish, Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Noel King. Yet their decisions also reflect major forces transforming the media.
At the 2019 funeral for longtime NPR journalist Cokie Roberts, her husband, Steven, told personal stories about their life together. There were still more to tell, so he dove into writing about them.