NPR board member says "we unwittingly cultivated a core audience that is predominately white, liberal, highly educated, elite."Of course the comments are very good at the Althouse Blog (and also some are pretty bad). This one was particularly interesting to me.
Yes, the elite whiteys need to be subsidized by the poor. Reverse Robin Hood, steal from poor, give to rich.The commenter used the handle PaulV.
Then there is the link to Stuff White People Like. I am afraid I may not be a fully qualified "White Person", based on that blog. Also, is "Democracy Now" really part of the NPR/Corporation for Public Broadcasting operation? I had not thought so.
But, back to NPR, here is a link to the original source, an opinion piece by Ms Sue Schardt, Executive Director of the Association of Independents in Radio. She represents Independent Stations as a non-NPR member on the NPR Board's Distribution/Interconnection Committee.
Ms Schardt figures that NRP is going after 11% of the possible audience. That does seem a little narrow. Dare we ask? Are they driving people to Fox by their strategy?
Regards — Cliff