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Ellen Weiss, NPR Executive, Resigns Over Juan Williams Firing

January 6, 2011 Politisite 0

A senior executive at NPR has resigned in the wake of an external review which expressed concern over the network’s handling of the Juan Williams firing, though it concluded that the dismissal had been legally sound. In addition, NPR’s board voted to strip CEO Vivian Schiller of her bonus for 2010. The resignation of Ellen Weiss, NPR’s senior vice president for news and the woman who personally handled Williams’ firing–which […]

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NPR Fired Juan Williams for Telling the Truth- Fox News Hires Him on the Spot

October 21, 2010 Politisite 0

Editors Note:  Congratulations for Hiring Juan Williams Full Time.  That is Fair and Balanced.  While I don’t agree with Juan on many issues, I have always enjoyed seeing him taking a stand on the mostly conservative Fox News.  He is an insightful commentator.  National Public Radio has shown it’s true colors that it would rather be politically correct during donor week then allow its contributors to share an honest view. […]

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Juan Williams: Obama 'Has Gone Way, Way Too Far' in Gates Arrest

July 24, 2009 Politisite 0

NPR’s Juan Williams criticized President Obama’s “the police acted stupidly” response to the arrest of Henry Louis Gates during a segment on Friday’s Good Morning America: “The president has gone way, way too ar without having looked at the police report, without knowing the facts of the case.” He later recommended that the president “walk it back and say, you know what- I spoke out of turn here.” Anchor Chris […]