Peabody Award to fired host revives protests

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Yesterday’s announcement that WYPR founder and former host Mark Steiner won a Peabody Award coincided with the station’s on-air fundraising drive and reinvigorated the protesters camped outside its studios, according to the Baltimore Sun. “I called and told them there’s no way I’m giving them any money,” said Anita Lingan, a Steiner supporter who used to be a dollar-a-day WYPR member. “I want them to feel this.”