Ron Schiller, the NPR executive in charge of fund raising, has resigned after a hidden camera video tape of him calling Tea Party members “racist” surfaced on the web. The video was shot by the same people who sent actors portraying a prostitute with her pimp to ACORN offices to seek illegal housing loans for [...]
You may remember Vivian Schiller, the former CEO of NPR, from her role in the media storm surrounding a sting video, created and edited by James O'Keefe, showing NPR executive Ron Schiller (no relation) making disparaging comments about...Show More Summary
I caught up with the Ron Schiller tape, the lunchtime bugging of the senior vp for development at National Public Radio by a rightwinger named James O'Keefe posing as a Muslim wanting to make a $5 million donation to the network. Of course Schiller had to resign after the tape was released with his criticisms [...]
On her radio show today, Laura Ingraham tackled Andrea Mitchell's defense of NPR in the wake of the recently-released undercover video showing former NPR executive Ron Schiller making negative remarks about Tea Party members.
As Jon Stewart pointed out on Wednesday night's Daily Show, NPR executive Ron Schiller got caught on film by "[James] O'Keefe, the Aston Kutcher of the Conservative movement." The controversy resulted in the resignation of the fundraiser...Show More Summary
The video sting operation which showed two senior NPR employees, including Ron Schiller, dining with purported members of a Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated group which was considering a large donation to NPR, is being presented by NPRShow More Summary
Following directly on the heels of the resignation of development executive Ron Schiller, National Public Radio's CEO Vivian Schiller (no relation) has also stepped down, according to the radio network. Both come after conservative activist...Show More Summary
National Public Radio further distanced itself Tuesday afternoon from embattled outgoing executive Ron Schiller saying that he would be put on "administrative leave" following the release of a video in which he bashed Tea Party activists...Show More Summary
You don't have to like NPR—I don't—to come to the defense of Ronald Schiller, the NPR executive who just got stung by video guerilla James O'Keefe. (See Dave Weigel's a.m., p.m., and late p.m. posts on the story.)[more...]
Conservative James O’Keefe strikes again… The fillmmaker released video this morning of NPR senior executive Ron Schiller trashing conservatives and Christians in a staged meeting with fake Muslim Brotherhood members. From the video: Senior Executives at NPR meet with Muslim … Continue reading ?