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Obit post: Speedlime

NPR Books editor Petra Mayer, who had a toe in the MeFi waters as speedlime, died suddenly yesterday after a night in the hospital. She was 47. [more inside]
posted by Pallas Athena on Nov 14, 2021 - 84 comments

Post about cooking brunch and listening to music?

Looking for a FPP that I think was from NPR. It was a series of articles where the writer paired a brunch recipe with an album. I've tried searching on here to no avail. Halp?
posted by too bad you're not me on Aug 13, 2019 - 7 comments

"How Google is Killing the Best Site on the Internet"

MeFi is the subject of today's TLDR podcast from NPR's "On the Media". [more inside]
posted by ryanshepard on Jun 2, 2014 - 97 comments

No Wonder AskMe Got the Shout Out

Linda Holmes, writer and editor of NPR’s entertainment and pop-culture blog, Monkey See, cites Metafilter as one of her three daily must-reads in the NPR Digital Services January 2013 Newsletter.
posted by LinnTate on Jan 18, 2013 - 1 comment

There's a reason people wrote to Dear Abby

AskMe gets a shoutout in NPR's MonkeySee blog.
posted by EvaDestruction on Jan 17, 2013 - 49 comments

Monkey See Metafilter

MeFi's own Linda_Holmes gives us a shout-out for yesterday's book burning thread on NPR's Monkey See Blog.
posted by Medieval Maven on Oct 12, 2011 - 21 comments

Credit where credit is due

Okay, am I crazy or did I just hear the voice of our dear leader on the teaser for next week's Marketplace? [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Sep 23, 2011 - 94 comments

this is faaaantastic.

Just featured on All Things Considered it's mefi's own: jedicus and valkyryn and their blog: The Law and the Multiverse. Previously discussed here and here. And this all started over here at mefi projects. [more inside]
posted by zenon on Mar 21, 2011 - 48 comments

NPR's hater brigade and ours

This article about NPR fans' insufferable carping about NPR reminded me of a website I know. [more inside]
posted by grobstein on Mar 2, 2011 - 146 comments

Metafilter on NPR

Did anyone hear A Way With Words on NPR talking about ask.metafilter.com on Sunday? [more inside]
posted by ShootTheMoon on Jan 12, 2011 - 12 comments

Metafilter advertises on NPR now? Cool!

I was driving home tonight and listening to NPR, when a new show started and I heard "....sponsored by Ask Metafilter dot com," with a little blurb about the site. Have I been living under a rock, or did this just happen recently? Is the Mefi empire advertising anywhere else, or targeting any other particular subsites? [more inside]
posted by nevercalm on Aug 15, 2010 - 18 comments

We're an authority.

Parts of crunchland's post were just quoted verbatim by WNYC's (New York's NPR affiliate) Brian Lehrer during a conversation with the Atlantic's Marc Ambinder about internet security. [more inside]
posted by griphus on Jul 2, 2010 - 78 comments

I Love You Beth Bueller

NPR lists the crimes committed in a teen comedy, but fails to relate it to Fight Club.
posted by Stylus Happenstance on Jul 8, 2009 - 32 comments

NPR Drops the MeFi Name

Linda Holmes discusses the fishy smell of "Dating a Banker Anonymous" on NPR, cites Metafilter. The thread in question.
posted by kosem on Jan 30, 2009 - 19 comments

NPR askme callout

I have obtained the input of an online chatperson (at ask.metafilter.com) named "MrAnonymous," who sounds like he knows what he is talking about
posted by StickyCarpet on Nov 9, 2008 - 60 comments

Notice and Gratitude

Tomorrow's NPR episode of The Bryant Park Project will include features on Stuff Nobody Likes and Muxtapes, complete with an interview with our very own Afroblanco. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Apr 9, 2008 - 49 comments

NPR headline unknowingly makes a MeFi funny.

Possible pool of potential new members?
posted by greatgefilte on Nov 5, 2007 - 48 comments

NPR blocking

Is this adamgreenfield?
posted by four panels on Jul 23, 2007 - 63 comments

MeFi on NPR

NPR plugs Ask MeFi (5th item, scroll down)
posted by mathowie on Dec 8, 2006 - 37 comments

Why have these Terry Gross interviews been mentioned in the blue, and not others?

In the past year, Terry Gross has been mentioned in the blue a total of three times, regarding her interviews with William Gibson, Tommy Chong, and Daniel Clowes. I'm just curious: why these three guys, and not her countless other interviews? [more]
posted by ZachsMind on Jun 26, 2005 - 35 comments

MetaFilter mentioned in NY Times and on NPR

Every e-mail discussion list, Web bulletin board and group blog is an example of collective intelligence at work. Do you want to know where "memes" start? Try the group blogs www.metafilter.com and boingboing.net...

From Online Diary: A Last Look at Web Destinations (NYT)

He checks in with two blogs every day -- Boing Boing and MetaFilter -- which feature content from multiple bloggers and provide links to everything from legal documents to book reviews...

From A Blogger's Take on Summer Reading (NPR)

Metafilter:The Boing Boing It's OK To Like ?
posted by y2karl on Aug 15, 2004 - 27 comments

Laurie Garrett on NPR Morning Edition

The voice of the Notorious Laurie G is to be heard on NPR's Morning edition today. Laurie Garrett's--whose breezy, chatty email about attending the World Economic Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland was exhaustively analyzed here in Could This Be True? --journalistic specialty is reporting on modern plagues like HIV and Ebola for Newsday. On Morning Edition, she reported on the spread of SARS from Beijing to the countryside in China, which is--and pardon my Freedom--pretty fucking scary, and the power struggle going on between the factions of Hu Jin Tao and Jiang Zemin (see previous Freedom phrase) in the midst of all this, which is paralyzing the struggle to contain it on all levels, according to Ms. Garrett. On the job, she is a very competent and highly professional reporter.
posted by y2karl on Apr 30, 2003 - 72 comments

A story heard on Morning Edition preceded by a MeFi post

Forgive the potential horn tooting aspect here, but check out this story from yesterday's NPR Morning Edition--note the Other Resources listed at the bottom, where a couple of links are very familiar. This is by no means the first time a story heard on Morning Edition has been preceded by a MetaFilter post. Somebody over there must be a member or lurker here. It is in many ways an improvement on the post, let it be noted.

posted by y2karl on Jul 18, 2002 - 23 comments

Yesterday, NPR's Fresh Air attempted to introduce its listeners to blogging

Yesterday, NPR's Fresh Air attempted to introduce its listeners to blogging, and the results weren't pretty (RealAudio file). Linguist and commentator Geoff Nunberg says "The only thing bloggers have in common is that they have a lot of time on their hands and an exhibitionist streak."
posted by BT on Dec 11, 2001 - 13 comments

What can MetaFilter learn from This American Life?

In forever searching for a bridge to close the gap between those who want more restrictive MeFi Guidelines and those who want less, I've recently found myself comparing recent MeFi discussions to how TAL submissions get on the show. Or Ira Glass' basic Radio Principles. What can MetaFilter learn from This American Life?
posted by ZachsMind on Nov 4, 2001 - 8 comments

MeFi - NPR connection?

On most days I listen to NPR. At least once a day I read about something on metafilter and moments/hours later there is an NPR story on it; Or the opposite - I listen to a story and then discover a thread covering the exact story, usually with added information and/or related links. I suppose this isn't very exciting. What I'm wondering is if anyone else has had this experience with metafilter converging with other traditional media so seamlessly?
posted by Jeremy on Aug 29, 2001 - 10 comments

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