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NPR HAS IT BOTH WAYS IN CASE OF ACTIVIST OPERA HOST

October 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While NPR on Friday issued an ambiguous statement at first saying that public radio station WDAV, which produces its NPR World of Opera, “is solely responsible for the decision making around [show host] Lisa [Simeone’s] participation in Occupy DC,” it later announced that it would no longer distribute the show. “She’s a public person who […]

UPDATE: NPR OPERA HOST WILL NOT LOSE HER JOB

October 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lisa Simeone will not lose her job as the host of NPR World of Opera for acting as spokeswoman for the Washington DC anti-Wall Street protesters, her employer, WDAV, located in Davidson, NC, near Charlotte, said on Thursday. “Ms. Simeone’s activities outside of this job are not in violation of any of WDAV’s employee codes […]