Last updated on: 6/29/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

National Public Radio (NPR) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 29, 2010

Description:

“NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly. NPR Member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming. Each NPR Member Station serves local listeners with a distinctive combination of national and local programming. With original online content and audio streaming, NPR.org offers hourly newscasts, special features and ten years of archived audio and information.”

“What Is NPR?” www.npr.org (accessed June 29, 2010)

Mission:

“The mission of NPR is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.”

“How NPR Works,” www.npr.org (accessed June 29, 2010)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Can children up to age 26 remain on their parent's health insurance?
  2. Will Medicare Part A, Part B, and Part D benefits increase?
  3. Are there penalties for not having health insurance?
  4. Are all employers required to provide health insurance?
  5. Can I get coverage despite having a pre-existing condition?