Print More

The organizer of the “Save Bob!” petition is now urging Bob’s backers to boycott NPR underwriters. He also wants them to ask lawmakers to cut NPR’s funding and limit underwriting credit language. Columnist Ellen Goodman calls Edwards’ removal a “wake-up call” to an aging America. Another columnist says NPR “is acting like any other big, powerful, dumb, clumsy, unfeeling, implacable, stonewalling, soulless bureaucracy.” And at KUER-FM in Salt Lake City, Morning Edition is bringing in half its usual on-air fundraising take.