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Topic: NPR

Revolution Star Elizabeth Mitchell Can’t Keep Candy Crush Off Her Phone

She’s also a Pandora addict

Specs  Who Elizabeth Mitchell Age 43 Accomplishments Currently starring as Rachel Matheson on NBC’s Revolution (Wednesdays at 8 p.m.); Emmy-nominated for her role as Dr. Juliet Burke on Lost; played Erica Evans on…

A screenshot of NPR's new ad unit, Center Stage

NPR's New Ad Unit Falls Somewhere Between Banners and Native

'Center Stage' unit features oversized creative embedded in homepage

NPR is trying to better the banner ad. The nonprofit news organization redesigned its homepage on Wednesday and introduced a new ad unit called Center Stage, which is a step toward native…

House of Cards Star Corey Stoll Doesn't Bother With Cable

Are you surprised?

Specs Who Corey Stoll  Age 37 Accomplishments Starred as Rep. Peter Russo (D-Pa.) on Netflix’s House of Cards; played Ernest Hemingway in Midnight in Paris; appearing in the films Glass Chin and Non-Stop, out…

NPR Station Urges Listeners to Have Sex and Make More Listeners

Keeping public radio in the family

Chicago's NPR station, WBEZ, is making a more intimate appeal than usual during its current membership drive. Rather than simply asking you for a few bucks, the station is asking…

Digital Radio Gets Real-Time With Xaxis

Trading desk partners with Triton Digital

While no medium is totally efficient, digital radio advertising can be particularly wasteful. For example, someone in New York may listen to a Los Angeles sports radio station’s online stream…

Information Diet: Kenny Mayne

ESPN host tries to navigate Twitter, endure his kids' morning music selections

Age 53 Accomplishments Host of Kenny Mayne's Wider World of Sports on ESPN.com; weekly contributor to Sunday NFL Countdown Base Seattle What’s the first information you consume in the morning? First thing I do…

Information Diet: Carole Radziwill

The RHONY star gets her laughs via YouTube, 30 Rock and The Daily Show

Specs Age 49 Accomplishments Stars on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City; Glamour columnist; author of The Widow’s Guide to Sex & Dating (spring 2013) and The New York Times…

Information Diet: Matthew Modine

The 'Batman' star enjoys the cerebral Times' crossword puzzle

Specs Age 53 Accomplishments Recently starred as deputy commissioner Peter Foley in The Dark Knight Rises; appearing next in Family Weekend and in Steve Jobs biopic Jobs; founded environmental campaigns Bicycle for…

Information Diet: Alton Brown

Food Network star has no qualms about binging on books, magazines

Specs Age 50 Accomplishments Creator and host of Peabody Award-winning Good Eats on Food Network; host of Iron Chef America; mentor on The Next Food Network Star; recipient of 2011 James Beard…

In (Fill in the Blank) We Trust

Legacy journalism brands are betting consumers will keep the faith. Will they?

“If your mother says she loves you, check it out,” the famously intimidating editors of the old City News Bureau in Chicago once barked at rookie reporters and future boldface…

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