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Topic: NPR

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…

May 2, 2013, 11:57 PM EDT

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…

February 6, 2013, 11:59 AM EST

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…

January 23, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

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…

October 26, 2012, 6:47 AM EDT

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…

October 11, 2012, 11:26 PM EDT

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…

September 28, 2012, 5:12 AM EDT

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…

August 10, 2012, 7:46 AM EDT

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…

May 8, 2012, 12:05 AM EDT

Information Diet: David Wain The 'Wanderlust' director enjoys curating news and notes on his iPhone but draws a line when it comes to games like Angry Birds

Specs Who David Wain Age 42 Accomplishments Writer/director of Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models and the upcoming Wanderlust (Feb. 24): creator/star of Web series Wainy Days, Hosted by My Damn Channel (available…

January 19, 2012, 11:40 PM EST

NPR Host Fired Over Involvement With Occupy DC Draws comparisons with Juan Williams firing

Freelance broadcaster Lisa Simeone was fired from public radio program Soundprint yesterday after NPR took issue with her role as a spokesperson for the Occupy DC protests, despite the fact…

October 20, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT

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