National Public Radio is updating its Web site to make it more compatible with the iPad's browser and interface in advance of the device's April 3 launch. According to a blog post by Kinsey Wilson, the network's senior vice president for digital media (and a member of Poynter's board of trustees), the iPad version of will feature a "touch-friendly" interface, enhanced visibility for an audio player and an "improved" sponsorship experience. Wilson also announced that a "companion" iPad app is under development and will take "full advantage of the new device's larger format."
>For NPR, The iPad Means a New App And a New Web Site (AllThingsD MediaMemo)