‘I wondered why NPR didn’t simply discipline Williams’

Washington Post
A WP chatter asks Poynter's Kelly McBride why NPR "didn't simply discipline Juan Williams and ask him to issue an on-air apology" for his remarks. She responds: "I think NPR has been pretty open about the fact that they have had some problems in the past with Juan's opinions on Fox. So discipline may have been out of the question. But ultimately, I think NPR and Fox have such different journalism values, I don't think the arrangement could last."
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  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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