What happened to alt.NPR?
June 27, 2012 5:43 AM Subscribe
What happened to alt.NPR? Has anything taken its place?
was a series of podcasts that served as a sort of incubator for innovative talent and ideas that didn't quite fit with the rest of NPR's broadcast schedule. (more detail
It was discontinued in 2009 - what happened? Has anything replaced it?
I've been thinking about this a lot in light of Ira Glass' comments
about junking Car Talk in favor of new and innovative programming. There are lots of programs ready to take over that slot - but what about a step removed from that? Is NPR still investing in innovation the way it did with alt.NPR?