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 […]
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. […]
National Public Radio has fired journalist Juan Williams over remarks he made on Fox News about Muslims, the network announced Thursday. Williams was asked by Bill O’Reilly during Fox’s “The O’Reilly Factor” earlier this week whether the U.S. is facing a “Muslim dilemma.” According to an NPR statement, Williams responded: “Look, Bill, I’m not a bigot. You know the kind of books I’ve written about the civil rights movement in […]
PBS/NPR talk show host Tavis Smiley said that more Christians than Muslims kill people in this country everyday. He pointed to the Columbine High School massacre as an example. My problem with that is the Columbine killers asked Christians to stand up and then shot them dead. I am sure Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold where not Christians. Christians don’t believe they are going to Heaven by killing innocent people.