The Colors Of NPR

Does National Public Radio have a diversity problem? ” ‘Public radio news and information audiences tend to be curious about their world, enjoy learning and are heavier consumers of information than the general population. . . . Our own research finds that these characteristics are present in both groups of listeners, black and white.’ But doesn’t that let public radio off the hook by pretending its focus on white culture is really just a focus on a transcendent culture – blaming the lack of minority listenership on the fact that not enough minorities go to college?”