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…

Paterson on leadership (at NPR)

While I do appreciate Robert Paterson’s take on the leadership issue that’s likely below the surface of the NPR / Stern debate, I’m struggling to believe that that’s the core of this week’s story — that Ken Stern just ruffled too many feathers and it was time for a different leader. Sure, hard-charging generals are…

Jarvis on NPR

Well he’s not “on” NPR, but he comments on the NPR / Ken Stern thing, as you might expect. He even gives a shout-out to yours truly (blush!). I returned the favor by commenting on his post. Trouble for NPR — BuzzMachine / 7 Mar 2008 (Update: Note Dennis Haarsager’s comment to this post at…

NPR / Ken Stern article links (updated)

Here’s a collection of Ken Stern / NPR article links for those interested in a curated list. Updated 24 Mar 2008. Stern lost support in his tryout as No. 1 at NPR Current / 24 Mar 2008 NPR Reboots — NewsGang Live 03.14.08 (MP3, 1 hour, 25 minutes) New NPR CEO Dennis Haarsager, Hearts of…

NPR stations vs. The Future

I commented on Robert Paterson’s blog this morning, and wanted to reproduce the full comment here for the record. And because it was kind of a long comment — it’s better suited to being a post, really. I’m not sure if I’ll comment any further on the Ken Stern developments directly. Perhaps — it’s definitely…