• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest


Latest News

  1. NPR Freelance Radio Host Fired Over Protest Involvement

    12:36 pm 10/20/2011

    Lisa Simeone was fired from "Soundprint," a music documentary show aired on NPR affiliate stations.Read more

    • 0
  2. NPR Taps Sesame Workshop Chief Gary Knell as New CEO

    5:05 pm 10/2/2011

    He replaces Vivian Schiller, who resigned under pressure in March after a former NPR fundraiser was caught on camera calling the Tea Party racist.Read more

    • 0
  3. Bill Maher States His Case for Continued Federal Funding of NPR

    12:15 pm 3/19/2011

    The "Real Time" host writes in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine, "We've become so accustomed to calling Fox News fair and balanced, that something that actually is fair and balanced seems to be far left."Read more

    • 0
  4. House of Representatives Passes Bill Eliminating NPR's Federal Funding

    1:14 pm 3/17/2011

    The Senate is expected to kill the legislation, which is opposed by the White House.Read more

    • 0
  5. Local Stations to Suffer if NPR Goes

    1:11 pm 3/17/2011

    THE REPORT: Calls to end federal funding for public radio would hurt the smallest players the most.Read more

    • 0
  6. NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Resigns After Exec Calls Tea Partiers 'Racist'

    6:38 am 3/9/2011

    Joyce Slocum, senior vp of legal affairs and general counsel, has been appointed interim CEO.Read more

    • 0
  7. NPR Executive Ron Schiller Resigns After Calling Tea Party 'Racist'

    5:27 am 3/9/2011

    He says his videotaped comments are “counter to NPR's values and also not reflective of my own beliefs.”Read more

    • 0
  8. NPR Executive Caught on Tape Calling Tea Partiers 'Racist' (Video)

    10:01 am 3/8/2011

    “We are appalled by the comments made by Ron Schiller in the video, which are contrary to what NPR stands for," says a spokesperson.Read more

    • 0
  9. Writers Guild East Rips Proposal to Eliminate Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Federal Subsidy

    8:49 pm 2/15/2011

    The guild speaks out against the House Appropriation Committee's proposal to do away with the $531 million funding.Read more

    • 0
  10. NPR Criticizes House Plan to Slash Corporation for Public Broadcasting Funding

    1:34 pm 2/12/2011

    The elimination of organization’s federal subsidy would affect hundreds of local public radio stations.Read more

    • 0
Syndicate content