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Mon Jan 13, 2020, 02:33 PM Jan 2020

Is NPR a reliable news source? [View all]

I'm curious because every now and then I see folks criticizing it and dismissing it for bias. But in general it seems to me to be one of the more unadulterated sources of news in the US. Curious what the general view of NPR's reliability is here. Is it, in general, a reliable source of news?

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Is NPR a reliable news source? [View all] Tiggeroshii Jan 2020 OP
It's an excellent news source underpants Jan 2020 #1
Not as good as it used to be IMO. trotsky Jan 2020 #2
+1 sandensea Jan 2020 #29
Their "top of the hour" stuff is very good. Some of their reporting is excellent. Coventina Jan 2020 #3
For the most part, yes. Caliman73 Jan 2020 #4
if you are asking if they make shit up or lie.... getagrip_already Jan 2020 #5
Reliably conservative? mitch96 Jan 2020 #9
I started listening to them around watergate.. early 70's getagrip_already Jan 2020 #11
I pretty much agree with your assessment rurallib Jan 2020 #17
Yes! Rider3 Jan 2020 #19
Tossed out Cokie Roberts? Scoopster Jan 2020 #13
only as a contributor.. not a reporter getagrip_already Jan 2020 #18
Ugh! I wish they'd forced out Cokie Roberts! She was a sickening Bush apologist. Coventina Jan 2020 #31
ME and ATC bend over backwards to present both sides "equally"; NPR's podcasts are better. WhiskeyGrinder Jan 2020 #6
Often! Newest Reality Jan 2020 #7
I think its a very reliable source... jcgoldie Jan 2020 #8
better than most, but they play "bothsidesdoit" on occasion NRaleighLiberal Jan 2020 #10
Mostly, yes Leith Jan 2020 #12
The reporting and features are absolutely top-notch. My main criticism bullwinkle428 Jan 2020 #14
Exactly 5X Jan 2020 #26
+1 uponit7771 Jan 2020 #27
They were particularly nasty this morning greenjar_01 Jan 2020 #15
definitely a mixed bag, but for American news media, they're top tier 0rganism Jan 2020 #16
Turned me off years ago La Coliniere Jan 2020 #20
Ever since Bush 43 replaced key NPR honchos, it has leaned right. nt tblue37 Jan 2020 #21
Corporate donors slant NPR's reporting. alwaysinasnit Jan 2020 #22
One of the best news sources. obnoxiousdrunk Jan 2020 #23
Nice Polite Republicans NPR Buzz cook Jan 2020 #24
NPR was one of the first major media outlets to call trump lies as they are. uncle ray Jan 2020 #35
Haven't seen it myself. Buzz cook Jan 2020 #36
It fails when it lets Republikkks lie. maxsolomon Jan 2020 #25
I consider it a kind of yuppie news source Beringia Jan 2020 #28
Speaking in a hushed, calm, monotone voice does not mean... tandem5 Jan 2020 #30
Conservative lite for a long time no thanks . I have better news sources on my dial lunasun Jan 2020 #32
I don't listen to my local public radio station for political news or opinion. hunter Jan 2020 #33
I like them, Turin_C3PO Jan 2020 #34
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