April 30th, 2004


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On my way to work this morning I was listening to NPR's Morning Edition as usual, and was sad to hear that it was the last broadcast for the host, Bob Edwards. He's been the host since Morning Edition started almost 25 years ago. Initially I assumed he was retiring, but later in the broadcast it was mentioned that he would be a Senior Corrospondent for NPR News from now on. Seemed really weird...Collapse )

You know, if the guy just isn't doing his job, or ratings suck, sure, make a change. But this guy is an NPR institution, and both he and his show are extremely popular. Messing with it is just stupid corporate games, and I expect more from publicly subsidized NPR.