NPR CEO on towers, revenue and news collaboration

NPR CEO Vivian Schiller appeared at the All Things D conference this week and made some waves. I know John Sutton noticed something she said and didn’t like it. And I was puzzled by it. But let’s be fair — there were several issues she covered while talking with Kara Swisher. A complete liveblog-style capture…

Headed to CPB. Headed for community?

I’m headed to the CPB today for an all-day meeting tomorrow (Thu, Apr 15) at the mother ship, hosted and arranged by Rob Bole (aka @rbole). Up for discussion amongst a small group of public media tech types? Collaboration and community, or at least that’s what I’m expecting. Many of you can probably list conference…

Wow! KQED drops out of news project

Current has the news that KQED is out of the Bay Area News Project and the NY Times is in. Personally, I’m fairly disappointed in this turn of events. Perhaps KQED will tell its side of the story in the days to come. So far, all that’s available is speculation and back-room chatter.

Out of the mouths of (27 year old) babes

If you’re involved in public radio, this is required reading / listening. Jesse Thorn, host of public radio’s The Sound of Young America (which is really a podcast that happens to be on a handful of 25+ public radio stations nationwide), speaks with Josuha Benton (Nieman Journalism Lab / Harvard) about his notions of creativity,…