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Bradley Cooper Talks American Sniper Controversy With Terry Gross On Fresh Air

This week on Fresh Air, Terry Gross interviewed fellow Philadelphian Bradley Cooper about American Sniper and his work in The Elephant Man, which is playing […]

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Will New Blog Bring WHYY, Philly.com Together?

WHYY’s new blog covering the mayor’s race is just one piece of what could end up being a unique collaboration among Philadelphia’s most-powerful media outlets. […]

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New WHYY Reporter Has the Best Story About Being Fired

Bobby Allyn, who starts next week as the newest reporter at WHYY, comes to Philadelphia with a host of reporting experience — but more than […]


Marcie Turney and Nick Elmi Will Be Talking Thanksgiving on WHYY’s Radio Times

Marcie Turney (chef and owner of Barbuzzo, Lolita, Jamonera, Little Nonna’s and upcoming Bud and Marilyn’s) and Nick Elmi (chef and owner of Laurel and Season […]

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WHYY Seeks Short, Buff Part-Timer to Dress Like a Monkey

It’s a sad, sad day when you can’t get an intern to do a humiliating job like put on a monkey costume, but WHYY now […]

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LISTEN: Kerkstra Talks Philly Fracking Boom on Radio Times

This morning on WHYY’s Radio Times, Philadelphia magazine deputy editor Patrick Kerkstra joined Mark Alan Hughes — professor of practice at PennDesign and faculty director […]

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Terry Gross Is Bad for the Country

Conventional wisdom holds that Terry Gross, host of WHYY-produced NPR staple Fresh Air, is the best interviewer in the business. Conventional wisdom is full of […]

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One of Us: Marty Moss-Coane of WHYY’s Radio Times

My name is … Marty Moss-Coane, with a hyphen. I was a Marjorie, named for my grandmother. And I was a Marge or Margie until […]


Ian Knauer Chef Dinner At Wyebrook Farm

If you’ve watched any Saturday morning TV recently (not counting cartoons), you might have caught Ian Knauer’s show The Farm on WHYY. Knauer, who spent […]

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5 Questions: Chris Satullo on WHYY’s New Urban Reporting Project

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting last week announced a $1.5 million grant to WHYY and public radio stations in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh to form “Keystone […]

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WHYY to Host New Public Radio “Journalism Center”

AP reports: “The Corporation for Public Broadcasting will fund a new journalism center in Philadelphia to allow public stations to work together on important projects. The […]

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Jo Ann Allen Leaves WHYY

After three nearly four years of helming the morning news at ’HYY, Jo Ann Allen dropped a low-key announcement on Twitter that today was her […]

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Mike Nutter Hates WHYY Pledge Drives As Much As You

Every year I get suckered into thinking that my contribution to the local public radio outfit will somehow make the local public radio outfit stop […]

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PHOTO: Meet Terry Gross’s Cat

Terry Gross did a cat show today. So her staff decided to throw some pictures of their cats up on Tumblr. The big gray feline […]

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Use This Website to Create Your Own “NPR Name”

Today The Atlantic published a piece on the impossible coolness of NPR reporter names. Kai Ryssdal, Chana Joffe-Walt, Dina Temple-Raston, Neda Ulaby, Sylvia Poggiole. When […]