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SXSW Music Review: NPR’s Tiny Desk Charms & Swaggers
Coziness tipped into the sublimely surreal
"...over a decade now, Bob Boilen’s cramped workstation at NPR headquarters in D.C. has staged some of the biggest..."

March 20, 2021 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Distressed by NPR News
"...Dear Editor, Thanks to Michael King for the NPR/Iran article [“Point Austin: Another War for Sale,” News, Aug...."

Aug. 29, 2009 Postmarks

Would Take Alex Jones Over NPR
"...synchronicity. KUT is dumbed down into terminal blandness, while NPR becomes another establishment "repeater." Some call it "National Petroleum..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Postmarks

Joe Ely Interview on NPR
"...Dear Editor, Joe Ely has a recent interview on Key-word his name. Austin will love it. Lubbock will,..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Postmarks

Media Watch: Marfa Ready for NPR?
An attempt to bring public radio to West Texas shows that no good deed goes unpunished
"...station and plans to donate the signal to the nonprofit public radio entity. "It's a purely altruistic endeavor," said..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

SXSW Music Live: NPR Music Presents Pwr Bttm, Lizzo
Punk and pop-hop for outsiders
"...and politics, the New York duo kicked off the NPR showcase at 7:40pm. Fleshing out a power-pop sound with..."

March 16, 2017 SXSW Post by Libby Webster

SXSW Music: NPR Music Showcase
Old dance and rap part
"...acts. And so Charles Bradley kicked off the stellar NPR-curated lineup at Stubb’s on Wednesday night by taking it..."

March 17, 2016 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

NPR Hosts Damon Albarn SXSW Showcase
The Good, the Bad & the Queen all in one
"...a prime SX reveal, particularly since he’s sharing the NPR showcase at Stubb’s on Wednesday, March 12, with St...."

Feb. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: Another War for Sale
NPR covers 'Iran and the Bomb' – from A to B
"...Similarly, the NPR series led off Monday with this frankly unsurprising opening..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Column by Michael King

BLK ODYSSY Brings Tenpiece Band to Tiny Desk Performance
Watch the Austin-launched project premiere new song “WANT YOU”
"...Austin-launched BLK ODYSSY premieres on the NPR Tiny Desk stage (er, office corner) today. For the..."

Jan. 24, 2024 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Messin' With Texas and Wisconsin Boys
SXSW highlights from Shut Up
"...Transmission Entertainment's Mess With Texas took the cake. Sure, NPR's Right Side of the Brain had the best sound..."

March 21, 2008 Music Post by Darcie Stevens

Getting on the KUTting Edge
Austin NPR affiliate's lofty goals aim well beyond the status quo
"...toward turning those discussions into reality, by forming a nonprofit entity, Austin Public Radio, with members of the Leadership..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

The Jerky Boys
"...the abrasive vocal bark of Click and Clack from NPR's Car Talk tempered with the Stone Age social sensibilities..."

Feb. 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Elise Hu Unpacks the K-Beauty Industry in Her New Book, Flawless
The former KVUE reporter and NPR bureau chief explores how algorithms are shaping South Korean society
"...As the first-ever Korea & Japan bureau chief for NPR, serving in the role from 2014 to 2018, Hu..."

June 30, 2023 Arts Feature by Jasmine Lane

Faster Than Sound – Welcome to Red River World: The Future of Austin’s Music District
Forecasting the storm of developments between the state Capitol and I-35. Also, NPR warned and ACL Fest confirms: Austin’s pop soloists are stepping up.
"...After Waterloo Park's projected 2020 open, the nonprofit will connect a Waller Creek trail all the way..."

May 24, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Why Did KUT-FM Muzzle Its Watchdog?
Austin’s NPR affiliate publishes, then removes two investigative stories detailing a troubled newsroom culture
"...move isn't a particularly good look for Austin's troubled NPR affiliate, plagued by accusations of workplace hostility and threats..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Juan Williams: Word for Word
Author of Muzzled speaks up
"...yet since you argue to end federal funding of NPR. Why do you think NPR should be defunded?..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Books Feature by Michael King

Media Clips
KUT's new general manager describes his vision for the future of the public radio station.
"...a running skit to the stereotype of the soporific NPR reporter. But being the general manager of Austin's KUT..."

July 28, 2000 News Column by Lee Nichols

PC Nation
Juan Williams' Muzzled
"...leads with Williams' recounting of his 2010 firing by NPR after he had acknowledged (to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly)..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Books Feature by Michael King

Correspondence With National Public Radio
"...the Bomb," I sent some brief questions to the NPR reporters and editors. Posted here are the questions and..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Column by Michael King

You Won't Hear That on Commercial Radio
"...on KUT; talk shows run the gamut from old NPR reliables (Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Car Talk) to..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Navasky & Barsamian
Former editor of The Nation discusses the role of the alternative press
"...of independent and alternative news available today indicates an "unprecedented movement in American history."..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Too Many Breaks on KUT
"...Morning Edition or All Things Considered ruins the famous NPR sound. All one has to do is travel anywhere..."

Jan. 26, 2006 Postmarks

Good cops and bad cops, radio waverings and global warming warnings.
"...but "disc" jockeys and money spent on salaries, not NPR programming...."

Feb. 23, 2001 Column

Ngozi Ukazu Hip-Checks This Year’s Staple! Expo
Local artist brings a hockey team’s worth of wit & bro-centric warmth
"...Ukazu: I’m from Houston. You listened to, maybe, an NPR article?..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Media Stories
Alive and wired
"...but readers – 5 million unique visitors to the nonprofit news site in 2011. The Trib is not quite..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

My Obsession
Joe Nick Patoski leaves this terrestrial plane -- radio plane, that is.
"...less than over-air stations. Sirius' talk stations include two NPR streams, a PRI stream, "liberal" talk streams, and the..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Our readers talk back.
"...Chronicle's mindset. The writer complained about the addition of NPR news on Eklektikos ["Postmarks: Becoming a Bit Less Eclectic,"..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

Media Clips
The Latino USA radio program is building a national name for itself out of its KUT headquarters in Austin.
"...Latino issues and who most recently had worked on NPR's short-lived Latin File, in 1988-89. In 1992, Martin learned..."

Sept. 17, 1999 News Column by Lee Nichols

Playback: Antone's Resurrected
The return of Antone's, Free Week, and the Austin Music Poll Ballot
"...Music Support Nonprofit: HAAM..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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