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NPR editor Dick Meyer leaves for BBC, 2nd news executive to leave public radio this year


NPR Executive Editor Dick Meyer is leaving the public radio network to lead BBC News America. Meyer’s appointment at BBC was announced Wednesday. Since 2009, he has been NPR’s executive editor, managing all news operations. His resignation follows the departure of NPR’s top news executive Ellen Weiss in January.


NPR’s Michele Norris steps down, husband Broderick Johnson gets Obama job

National Public Radio’s Michele Norris will step away from her hosting duties as host of All Things Considered after her husband took a job with the Obama campaign.


NPR commentator loses job over Muslim remark

NPR commentator loses job over Muslim remark

Juan Williams, speaking on Fox's 'The O'Reilly Factor,' says people in Muslim garb on planes make him 'worried' and 'nervous.' NPR says the remarks 'were inconsistent with our editorial standards.' National Public Radio terminated the contract of commentator Juan Williams after he said on Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor" that people wearing Muslim garb on airplanes made him "worried" and "nervous."


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