Jun 30, 2010

Years later, columnist still thinks NPR is a "cultish echo chamber"

The Miami Herald's columnist Glen Garvin recently came across a piece he wrote in June 1993 bashing NPR. Now he writes: "NPR remains a cultish echo chamber with a tiny audience anchored in a dying medium, funded almost entirely with money extorted from taxpayers. Other than that, public radio is great." Here's the original 7,300-word column that ran in the Chicago Reader.

1 comment:

JimL said...

Other than NPR's being lively and representing a variety of viewpoints, having a large and growing audience in a vibrant medium, and being funded largely by private support--either directly or through stations--Glen Garvin's comments are right on.