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NPR Receives Bomb Threat Shortly After the Firing of Juan Williams

NPR received a bomb threat Monday, five days after its decision to fire news analyst Juan Williams sparked a hugely negative reaction. Sources at the news organization said the threat was received via U.S. mail and was immediately turned over to local police and the FBI. The organization did not publicly disclose the threat or […]

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Fox News Gives Juan Williams $2 Million Contract

NPR is facing sharp criticism (mostly from Fox News) for terminating the contract of News analyst Juan Williams. The network fired him Wednesday for violating its ethics policy over comments he made on Fox News about Muslims. But those comments — and NPR’s response — have prompted questions about where the boundaries are drawn for […]

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NPR Fires Juan Williams: Misplaced Indignation Follows

When I learned this morning that NPR had fired analyst Juan Williams for comments made on Bill O’Reilly’s show, the only thing that surprised me about it was the outpouring of indignation on NPR’s Facebook page. Here you have a news analyst who is employed by an organization that is, perhaps, the last real, living, […]

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