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NPR Sees Sharp Downturn In Advertising Revenue, Leading To Talk Of Cuts

www.washingtonpost.com  |  Posted: Updated: 05/17/2012 10:33 am

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NPR's new chief executive is signaling that there may be some static ahead for the radio and digital news organization.

Halfway through its fiscal year -- and six months into Gary Knell's tenure as chief executive -- Washington-based NPR has seen a sharp downturn in corporate "underwriting," or advertising revenue. The falloff has led to projections of an annual operating deficit and internal discussions about staff and program cuts.

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Filed by Jack Mirkinson  |