David Margolick on NPR’s difficult year

“For all of its difficulties, NPR is arguably better, and more vital, than it’s ever been,” says Vanity Fair writer David Margolick. “NPR has remained serious at a time when news elsewhere is getting fluffier and fluffier. NPR is an absolutely crucial component of our democracy, which depends on a well-informed citizenry.”
* Behind NPR’s terrible year (NCTimes.com)
* National Public Rodeo (Vanity Fair)