From the airport hotel in SF, two phone interviews today, on the "going to hell" article:
- With Marty Moss-Coane of "Radio Times" on WHYY in Philadelphia, this discussion, with MP3 file here.
- With Doug Fabrizio of RadioWest on KUER in Salt Lake City, this discussion, with embedded audio file.
A point I think I made in passing on both shows: how different the modern American news ecology would be without NPR.
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