Pop quiz: Which of these shows is produced by NPR?
- “This American Life”
- “99% Invisible”
- “Prairie Home Companion”
The answer? None of them, even though each program airs on public radio stations. Of course, you’d already know this if you followed NPR on The List App, a new social network dreamed up by “The Office” executive producer BJ Novak. There, you can read the public radio network’s most popular offering: “‘OMG I LOVE NPR:’ A list of shows we don’t actually produce.’”
“It was immediately appealing,” said Wright Bryan, who heads up NPR’s social media desk. “You could see why people would want to share on it and how much fun it could be.”
The app is also fairly simple. Read more