NPR Employees Erupt Over 'Factual Inaccuracies' About Its Liberal Bias

By Mike Fishmore | May 10, 2024

Conduct themselves

A group of 50 NPR employees signed a letter demanding that the CEO and editor-in-chief publicly rebuke the "factual inaccuracies" in a former editor's essay that called out perceived liberal bias at the outlet. 
 

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The letter asked leadership to provide more transparency on how employees are expected to conduct themselves and ensure all are held to the same standards. 
 

Urge stronger

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"We're writing to urge stronger support for staff who have had their journalistic expertise called into question by one of their own in a public forum," the letter read. "We also urge more transparency regarding the consequences of making unauthorized public comments that seek to change NPR's editorial direction."