NPR Editor Who Exposed Newsroom’s Left-Wing Bias Resigns


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The veteran National Public Radio editor who exposed left-wing bias at the taxpayer-funded outlet announced his resignation Wednesday following his suspension.

Uri Berliner, who cited examples of the network’s bias in an essay published by the Free Press April 9 that outlined the network’s lack of “viewpoint diversity,” posted the resignation on X Wednesday, one day after news he was suspended without pay broke. Berliner cited comments by new NPR CEO Katherine Maher in his resignation, according to the post. (RELATED: ‘NPR Has Radically Changed’: Jonathan Turley Says New CEO Told Conservatives To ‘Pound Sand’)

“I am resigning from NPR, a great American institution where I have worked for 25 years,” Berliner says in his resignation letter. “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.”

“But I cannot work in a newsroom where I am disparaged by a new CEO whose divisive views confirm the very problems at NPR that I cite in my Free Press essay,” Berliner continued.

Maher reportedly warned the hosts of NPR’s programs “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition” to not make Berliner a “martyr,” the New York Times reported.

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