NPR Edi­tor Who Accused Net­work Of Lib­er­al Bias Resigns

NPR Editor Who Accused Network Of Liberal Bias Resigns

Senior Busi­ness Edi­tor Uri Berlin­er is resign­ing from Nation­al Pub­lic Radio (NPR) a lit­tle more than a week after he pub­licly accused the net­work of espous­ing left-wing bias in an essay.
In a post to X on Wednes­day, Berlin­er shared what he said was his res­ig­na­tion let­ter to NPR CEO Kather­ine Maher, who lashed out at the editor’s cri­tique and has faced blow­back over old tweets.
“I am resign­ing from NPR, a great Amer­i­can insti­tu­tion where I have worked for 25 years,” Berlin­er said. “I don’t sup­port calls to defund NPR. I respect the integri­ty of my col­leagues and wish for NPR to thrive and do impor­tant jour­nal­ism.”

My res­ig­na­tion let­ter to NPR CEO @krmaher
— Uri Berlin­er (@uberliner) April 17, 2024

He added, “But I can­not work in a news­room where I am dis­par­aged by a new CEO whose …