Tag: St. Louis Public Radio

Can St. Louis Public Radio fix problems and regain its footing?

The broad outlines of a possible way forward for the troubled newsroom at St. Louis Public Radio are starting to become clear, as interim General Manager Tom Livingston takes stock of the organization and engages staff members in a new effort to tackle diversity concerns. Livingston, who took over on Sept. 22, told Gateway Journalism

Letter to the editor: On “Progress of the Beacon/KWMU merger”

Dear editor, I urge you to make Terry Ganey's story from last fall about the Beacon/Public Radio available online. Few people in daily journalism, current or former, have seen it. (The two Post-Dispatch staff members who are quoted in the story aren't aware of its publication.) Plus, it's odd not to publish online a story

Progress of the Beacon/KWMU merger

On one wall of the St. Louis Public Radio newsroom hangs an electronic sign resembling a large flat-screen television with colored graphs, charts and numbers telling the story of the station’s website. One recent summer afternoon, a visitor saw that 89 people were checking out the site to see what the news operation had to

Beacon-St. Louis Public Radio a National Model

St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon announced Thursday that they are moving ahead with their previously announced merger plan and that final action by the University of Missouri Board of Curators could come as soon as November. The merger is thought to be the first of its kind in the nation - combining