Last updated on: 5/19/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

National Public Radio (NPR) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 19, 2010

Description:

“NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly. NPR Member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming. Each NPR Member Station serves local listeners with a distinctive combination of national and local programming. With original online content and audio streaming, NPR.org offers hourly newscasts, special features and ten years of archived audio and information.”

“What Is NPR?,” www.npr.org (accessed May 19, 2010)

Mission:

“The mission of NPR is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures. To accomplish our mission, we produce, acquire, and distribute programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression; we represent our members in matters of their mutual interest; and we provide satellite interconnection for the entire public radio system.”

“How NPR Works,” www.npr.org (accessed May 19, 2010)

Other:
None found