I'm told that the mood at today's holiday lunch at the NPR West studios in Culver City turned dark as a rumor swept the place that "Day to Day" and "News and Notes" would be shut down. No official word from National Public Radio, but a source in Culver City says VP for News Ellen Weiss is coming out next week to swing the hatchet...From what little I hear the speculation appears to be true, which just adds to an avalanche of bad news out this week for the L.A. media market (scroll down for more).
Dec 8, 2008
NPR West to go dark?
Kevin Roderick of LA Observed first reported on Friday about speculation that NPR would pull the plug on "Day to Day" and "News and Notes" sometime this week. Here's part of the post: