Radio

FILE - In this July 20, 2015, file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and host of "A Prairie Home Companion," appears during an interview in St. Paul, Minn. The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with former "A Prairie Home Companion" host Keillor resulted from "multiple allegations" that covered an extended period of time. Jon McTaggart held an off-the-record meeting with employees Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, a week after Keillor's dismissal was announced. Keillor says it was wrong to fire him without a full investigation. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
December 07, 2017 - 7:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as "multiple allegations" spanning an extended period against the former "A Prairie Home Companion" host. Jon McTaggart, CEO of MPR's...
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December 04, 2017 - 2:58 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa radio station has fired a sports announcer and an elementary teacher who worked as a board operator for the station for racial comments about high school basketball players during an online game broadcast. KIMT-TV reports that announcer Orin Harris confirmed...
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FILE- In this April 18, 1996 file photo, John Hockenberry, correspondent for National Public Radio, is shown in his Chicago office. A woman who was a guest on Hockenberry's show on New York public radio in 2014, has accused him of sexual harassment. She said that after the appearance, sent her a series of emails that made her uncomfortable, asking for her home address so he could write her letters and entitling a subject line: "Need another dose of you." Her account was published in an article on New York Magazine's website. (AP Photo/Charles Bennett, File)
December 02, 2017 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former public radio host in New York City who left his show earlier this year has been accused of sexual misconduct by an author and some of his former colleagues. Suki Kim said she met former WNYC "The Takeaway" host John Hockenberry in 2014 as a guest on the radio program. He...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2015 file photo, Garrison Keillor, creator and host of "A Prairie Home Companion," appears during an interview in St. Paul, Minn. Keillor said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
November 30, 2017 - 9:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an accusation of improper conduct against humorist and author Garrison Keillor (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Garrison Keillor says he hasn't seen the allegations of improper conduct made against him. Keillor had his contracts with Minnesota Public Radio terminated...
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In this May 21, 2016 photo, Garrison Keillor appears during a live broadcast for "A Prairie Home Companion" at the State Theatre in Minneapolis. Keillor said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 11:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor, whose stories of small-town characters entertained legions of public radio listeners for 40 years on "A Prairie Home Companion," became another celebrity felled by allegations of workplace misconduct on Wednesday when Minnesota Public Radio terminated his...
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