Topic: National Public Radio
As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.
10/21/2010 04:13 pm
The contract of Juan Williams as a senior NPR news analyst was terminated following his comments about Muslims made Monday on Fox's 'The O’Reilly Factor.'
10/21/2010 01:45 pm
None of the policy talking heads will discuss doing away with food stamps, but they'll argue for hours about whether recipients should be able to use them to buy soda.
10/21/2010 09:31 am
Joyce Carol Oates was sometimes abrupt as keynote speaker and interviewee at the 2010 Boston Book Festival.
10/18/2010 03:55 pm
It's scary times for Democrats. Some 100 House seats are now in play – almost all of them held by Democratic incumbents. And one-quarter of Obama's 2008 supporters are defecting to the GOP.
10/17/2010 01:40 pm
The 'One Nation Working Together' rally was meant to get beyond the party infighting, rouse the troops, and reverse current trends showing congressional losses just a few weeks from now.
10/02/2010 06:08 pm
Biblical and historical references hint the Stuxnet worm may be of Israeli design. Debate continues to swirl about the origin and target of the Stuxnet computer worm.
10/01/2010 10:05 am
NPR radio host Michele Norris raises questions of race as she explores the secrets kept by her Midwestern family.
09/27/2010 07:05 am
On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?
09/25/2010 11:30 am