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NPR Pulls the Plug on News and Notes and Day to Day Amid Cutbacks, but What Does This Mean?

Well, it looks like NPR is rolling up its half-assed attempt to establish West Coast operations. The two programs produced here, News and Notes (N&N) and Day to Day (D2D) are getting axed. Surprise, surprise. I suspect that many staffers and execs at NPR will look on this as a return to NPR’s core mission – covering news that matters from the Center of the Universe (Washington, DC) and the known universe (the Eastern Seaboard, from DC all the way to Boston). Many of the producer’s honchos will probably breathe a sigh of relief at ending NPR’s quixotic adventure of... Read more →