NPR listener political affiliation

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    Contrary to what is heard on cable TeeVee and am radio shows, NPR has a diverse audience w/ the caveat being they are generally higher income earners. I'm from the metro D.C. area and this makes sense because 47% of our residents have a bachelors degree or above. The breakdown of political affiliation however is more equally dispersed. They put out an excellent product.

    Contrary to Popular Belief, NPR Does NOT Have a Liberal Bias - Intern Edition
    I heard the same statistics, mentioned on one of the below, programs a couple of days ago.


    As for me I listen to CSpan/"straight from the horses mouth", then turn on a publicly subsidized radio station (WAMU-American University radio) from 9-11 pm for
    On Point w/ Tom Ashbrook

    WBUR and NPR - On Point with Tom Ashbrook
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    To The Point w/ Warren Olney

    To the Point - KCRW
     
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    The right doesnt want you informed
     
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    Next to WBBM Chicago, it's the station I most listen to. NPR is better than it used to be but still leans heavily liberal. IMO not cool for an organization that accepts public funding.
     
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    not their fault. reality is heavily liberal.
     
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    NPR carries broadcasts of BBC news. Give a listen to BBC, compare it to NPR, and you'll see the reality of slanted "journalism".
     
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    i don't have to listen to bbc - i watch the bbc america news broadcast - and i listen.

    i don't see npr's liberal slant - but then i am fairly liberal myself.

    i mean i guess car talk is fairly liberal... ;)
     
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    Fox News contributor, admitted Lefty (and hottie) Kirsten Powers says she listens to NPR "all the time".

    That's probably why she didn't read the ObamaCare bill or the Arizona Immigration bill before she was all over TV commenting about them.

    Talk about "uninformed"! :lol:
     
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    Talk about an assumption on your part.

    She may have just talked about things she did not know about because she is stupid?
     
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    Agreed.

    Here she is getting sliced and diced by Megyn Kelly. Kirsten doesn't know the facts of the Black Panther Voter Intimidation Case either. Surprise! :lol:

    [youtube]PsErSzAoHA8[/youtube]
     
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    Transverse-mounted slip differential! HAR HYUK GUFFAW!
    Yeah those guys are a hoot. :D

    NPR has a broad range of programming. I've been a fairly regular listener for 30 years, and like I say it's gotten "better" with respect to spin. But it's treatment of issues and topics most certainly still has an inordinant slant toward liberal viewpoint.
     

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