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Cokie Roberts is certainly no stranger to public radio listeners, or anyone who follows politics. Currently a contributor to Morning Edition, in addition to her work for NPR, Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News. In her more than forty years in broadcasting, she has won countless awards, including three Emmys. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the fifty greatest women in the history of broadcasting.

Cokie Roberts will be the featured speaker next month at The Women’s Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s "A Conversation With" event, and she joins us this afternoon to discuss her career.

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National Public Radio coverage of the South Carolina Democratic primary will cut short Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” again Saturday.

WVXU-FM/WMUB-FM and other NPR affiliates will drop the second hour of “APHC” at 7 p.m. for live reports, as NPR did last week for the South Carolina Republican primary results.

Keillor’s entire show will repeat noon Sunday on WVXU-FM, as usual.

News from Lake Wobegon: Garrison Keillor’s popular Saturday night show will be cut short by NPR stations for coverage of election results.

WVXU-FM and other National Public Radio affiliates will cut away from “A Prairie Home Companion” at 7 p.m. for live coverage of the South Carolina Republican primary and the Nevada Democratic caucuses.

Keillor’s entire show will repeat noon Sunday on WVXU-FM, as usual.

NPR News will provide live special coverage of President Barack Obama’s statement today on his Guantanamo Bay policy. He is scheduled to begin speaking at about 10:30am ET from the Roosevelt Room in the White House.

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly will host the special joined by NPR’s national security correspondent David Welna and White House correspondent Scott Horsley. 

WVXU, WMUB and NPR listeners wake up to his voice each weekday. Steve Inskeep is co-host of NPR’ Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. His investigative journalism has received the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Robert F. Kennedy journalism award, and the Alfred I. Dupont award. He is also the author of a new book, “Jacksonland,” and is in town for a book signing tonight at Joseph Beth Booksellers. He was in our studio earlier to talk about the book and his career as a reporter.

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  News organizations are supposed to provide their audiences with journalism that is not only timely, but fair and accurate as well. But many media outlets, including NPR, often face skepticism about their reporting. News should be factual, reporters should get the details right. Mistakes are made, and sometimes some people may feel a story is biased or inaccurate. 

NPR Politics Tumblr Page

Nov 3, 2014

Follow NPR as they live-blog election night at the NPR Politics Tumblr, including news updates, quotes and images.

NPR's Mara Liasson

Nov 14, 2013
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  Regular Morning Edition and All Things Considered listeners are familiar with the reporting of NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, who provides extensive coverage on the people and policies that shape our nation. In Cincinnati recently, Mara Liasson talked with WVXU’s Howard Wilkinson about covering politics in Washington, DC and beyond the Beltway. Ms. Liasson is speaking at the Montgomery Women’s Club Town Hall Lecture Series this evening.

Ira Flatow from "Science Friday"

Feb 1, 2013

Ira Flatow is the longtime host of NPR’s Science Friday, which airs at 2:00 every Friday afternoon on WVXU. He takes a few minutes to join our Dean Regas for this edition of Looking Up. He talks about how Science Friday got started, where his love of science came from, and what he hopes listeners take away from each broadcast.


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