Tag Archives: NPR

Alan Mutter: ‘3 jailed journalists, 2 very different reactions’

Alan Mutter asks, why has there been so little coverage of the detention of Current TV journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee by their own news organisation?

While NPR has pledged to highlight the case of its contributor, the jailed US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi, other cases are not aided by media attention, according to Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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NPR: ‘Develop content management tools, not web publishing tools’

Media and news organisations should look at building content management systems that do more than just creating webpages, says National Public Radio’s (NPR) Daniel Jacobson.

“In building our CMS at NPR, our goal was to make sure the tool could publish to anything, including NPR.org. If our focus did not consider other platforms, we could have ended up with a web publishing system that binds the content too closely to the website itself.”

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PaidContent: Interview with Vivian Schiller – National Public Radio ‘can solve hyperlocal’

The new president of NPR says that the radio company is well-positioned to deliver hyperlocal content: “NPR can do it. It already has the trust and the infrastructure in every town and campus in America. I want to find a way to create indispensable local media hubs,” said Vivian Schiller.