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A statement released in March by NPR's board of directors said the resignation by Vivian Schiller, who also faced criticism last fall for the dismissal of commentator Juan Williams, was accepted.
This rigorous drive to self-improvement clearly transferred to the educational broadcasting stations. Rebecca Hersher, an NPR journalist, went on the record about attending a career counseling session in October in which she says Oreskes discussed having sex with his girlfriend.
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Promises of balance and objectivity disappeared. The tension has not been good for conservatives or public broadcasters and consequently for the country.
Shame on PBS. Technology, in fact, has made public broadcasting redundant. She opined that Williams could have been given a chance to explain himself to NPR's management or been suspended pending review of his case.