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Republican Party Official Reacts To Mueller Conclusions

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Harmeet Dhillon, committeewoman for California's Republican National Committee, to get her reaction to the principal conclusions of Robert Mueller's investigation.

GOP Rep. Chris Stewart Reacts To Conclusion Of Mueller Report

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Congressman Chris Stewart of Utah.

Former AG Alberto Gonzales On Summarized Mueller Report

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales about the letter summarizing special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

The Ongoing Investigations Into President Trump

Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the ongoing investigations into President Trump.

Democratic Lawmaker Reacts To Letter Summarizing Mueller Report

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Congressman Joaquin Castro of the House Intelligence Committee about the latest news on the Mueller report.

The Legal Implications Of AG Barr's Mueller Report Summary

Former federal prosecutor Seth Waxman speaks with NPR's Michel Martin about the legal implications of Attorney General Barr's summary of the Mueller Report.

Former Murdoch Executive Says He Quit Over Fox's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

A former top executive for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. tells NPR he left his job because of relentlessly harsh depictions of Muslims and immigrants in Murdoch's media properties, especially Fox News.(Image credit: Sasithon Pooviriyakul)
Tags: News, Npr, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Murdoch

Venezuelan Opposition's Envoy Gains Ground In Washington, D.C.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the U.S., at a building in Washington, D.C., that was recently vacated by the government of Nicolás Maduro.
Tags: News, Washington, Npr, Mary Louise Kelly, Carlos Vecchio

Nebraska Is Starting To Recover After Devastating Floods

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts about the flooding and devastation in his state, ongoing relief efforts and the federal government's response.
Tags: News, Nebraska, Npr, Pete Ricketts, Mary Louise Kelly

KCRW Moves Into New Headquarters as Star DJ Jason Bentley Mulls His Future

Influential public radio station KCRW has finally left the basement and entered its new home: a sparkling, 34,000-square-foot, three-story $21.7 million glass structure on the campus of Santa Monica College. Part of a $115 million development of its Center for Media and Design, it’s a glittering, shiny and massive step up from its previous studio […]
Tags: News, Npr, Jason Bentley, KCRW, Santa Monica College, Nic Harcourt, KCRW Moves Into New Headquarters

NZ bans ALL semi auto weapons, including semi auto pistols and shotguns.

According to NPR radio and NZ bans ALL semi auto weapons, including semi auto pistols and shotguns. The ban includes any semi-automatic guns or shotguns that are capable of being used with a detachable magazine that holds more than five rounds. It also extends to accessories used to convert guns into what the government called "military-style" weapons. It does not include semi-automatic .22 caliber or smaller guns that hold up to 10 rounds o...
Tags: Npr, Weapon, Political News and Discussion, Nz

Is Statistical Significance Significant?

More than 850 scientists and statisticians told the authors of a Nature commentary that they are endorsing an idea to ban "statistical significance." Critics say that declaring a result to be statistically significant or not essentially forces complicated questions to be answered as true or false. "The world is much more uncertain than that," says Nicoole Lazar, a professor of statistics at the University of Georgia. An entire issue of the journal The American Statistician is devoted to this que...
Tags: Tech, Npr, Fisher, Lazar, Nicoole Lazar, University of Georgia An

Thursday round-up

Mark Walsh has a first-hand look at yesterday’s argument in Flowers v. Mississippi, which asks whether a prosecutor’s repeated use of peremptory challenges to remove black people from the jury pool violated the Constitution, for this blog. At NPR, Nina Totenberg reports that the court “signaled strongly … that it is likely to rule for a death row inmate in Mississippi who was prosecuted six times for the same crime by a prosecutor with a history of racial bias in jury selection.” At The National...
Tags: Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, America, Bloomberg, Indiana, Kansas, Npr, Nielsen, Flowers, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Economist, Round-up, Frank, Garcia

As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Border Fate

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Frank Langfitt about a Brexit delay, and Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap.
Tags: News, Ireland, Npr, Brexit, Steve Inskeep, Daniel Mulhall, Frank Langfitt, Northern Ireland Ireland

McCain's Death Hasn't Stopped Trump From Criticizing The Ex-Senator

Rachel Martin talks to Mark Salter, a longtime aide to former Sen. McCain. The president has spent the week insulting McCain, who died 7 months ago. NPR's Domenico Montanaro weighs in on the topic.
Tags: News, Npr, Mark Salter, McCain, Rachel Martin, Sen McCain, DOMENICO MONTANARO

Southern Africa Is Still Struggling To Understand Scale Of Devastation From Cyclone

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Gerald Bourke of the World Food Programme, as relief workers in Africa are still learning about the scope of devastation from Cyclone Idai.
Tags: News, Africa, Npr, World Food Programme, Ailsa Chang, Gerald Bourke

Head Of Nebraska National Guard Describes Flooding Situation Throughout The State

Midwest flooding has stranded communities, washed out bridges and caused huge damage to structures and farms. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac of the Nebraska National Guard.
Tags: News, Npr, Nebraska National Guard, Mary Louise Kelly, Daryl Bohac

Midwest Flooding Could Result In More Than A Billion Dollars Of Losses For Farmers

The flooding across the Midwest could result in more than a billion dollars of losses for farmers and ranchers. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney.
Tags: News, Iowa, Farmers, Npr, Midwest, Mary Louise Kelly

College Admissions Scandal Could Make It Harder To Get Testing Accommodations

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Wall Street Journal higher education reporter, Doug Belkin, about the rise of accommodations during ACT and SAT testing, following news of the college admissions scandal.
Tags: News, Npr, Wall Street Journal, Ailsa Chang, Doug Belkin

How To Talk About A Mass Shooting, Without Glorifying The Shooter

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Mark Follman of Mother Jones about the trend toward deemphasizing the gunman associated with a mass shooting, in the media or by public officials.
Tags: News, Npr, Mother Jones, Mark Follman, Ailsa Chang

The Role Movie Posters Play In The Digital Age

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with film critic William Bibbiani about the role movie posters play today, following the release of the poster for Quentin Tarantino's, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Tags: News, Npr, Quentin Tarantino, Ailsa Chang, William Bibbiani

Florida Moves Forward With Voting Legislation That Would Affect Convicted Felons

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Steve Bousquet about efforts in the Florida legislature to make it more difficult for people with felony convictions to vote.
Tags: Florida, News, Npr, Steve Bousquet, Ailsa Chang

U.S. Officials Are Split Over How To Handle Venezuelans Seeking Asylum

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Donati about the Trump administration's debate over what should happen to the more than 70,000 Venezuelans seeking refuge in the U.S.
Tags: News, Npr, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Jessica Donati, Mary Louise Kelly

NPR Infographic: The Numbers Beyond the Airwaves

An infographic that takes you beyond the airwaves and offers an inside peek at the numbers that make up NPR. (Image credit: Jason Yang/NPR)
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NPR Infographic: The Numbers Behind the Airwaves

An infographic that takes you beyond the airwaves and offers an inside peek at the numbers that make up NPR. (Image credit: Jason Yang/NPR)
Tags: News, Npr, NPR Infographic

5 Unsung Word of Mouth Marketing Examples

Word of mouth marketing is — and has always been — the most effective (and cost-effective) way to generate customers and grow any business. But for a long time, word of mouth marketing has been mostly ignored in favor of outbound and inbound acquisition efforts, plus a big shift toward social media. The truth is that social media and word of mouth marketing are NOT THE SAME THING any more than toothpaste is the same as a toothpaste tube. Word of mouth is the toothpaste; social media is the tube...
Tags: Virginia, New York City, America, Seo, James Brown, United States, Tennessee, New York Times, Santa Claus, Nashville, Philadelphia, Npr, DuPont, Tripadvisor, Philly, Koch

The existence of women still a fascinating oddity at NPR.

That's how the NPR front page looks this morning.That's either embarrassing or downright insulting to women. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Judges, Npr, Ann Althouse, Gender Politics

Wednesday round-up

The justices will hear argument in one case this morning: Flowers v. Mississippi, which asks whether a prosecutor’s repeated use of peremptory challenges to remove black people from the jury pool violated the Constitution. Amy Howe previewed the case for this blog, in a post that was first published at Howe on the Court. Cecilia Bruni and Brady Plastaras have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. At AP, Jeff Amy and Mark Sherman report that “[t]he state, defending the co...
Tags: New York, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Oregon, Court, America, Georgia, Bloomberg, Ap, Atlantic, United States, Hawaii, Liberty, New York Times

In Ohio, Lordstown Mayor Says It's Been Quiet Since General Motors Plant Closed

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mayor Arno Hill of Lordstown, Ohio, about the General Motors plant at the center of President Trump's latest tweetstorm.
Tags: News, General Motors, Npr, Trump, Lordstown Ohio, Ailsa Chang, Arno Hill, Ohio Lordstown, General Motors Plant Closed

Warner Brothers CEO Kevin Tsujihara Steps Down Amid Misconduct Allegations

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter about the resignation of Warner Bros chief Kevin Tsujihara amid allegations of misconduct.
Tags: News, Npr, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, Kevin Tsujihara, Mary Louise Kelly, Kim Masters