The NPR Conundrum

The Washington Post reports this morning that NPR’s audience has grown about 47 percent in this decade. A pretty nice bump. But NPR is still having to cut as its income declines in the recession. As for longer-term prospects, NPR stands in a pretty interesting space. While audiences for mass-media outlets have declined precipitously in the Online Age, NPR has done very well. But it’s current business model as a member-station organization faces some major challenges. I’ve delved in to some of the numbers over here at the NAJP’s ARTicles blog.

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