Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers, Morning Edition, and All Things Considered. These are just a few of the programs that have entertained and informed because of the Public Broadcasting Act that was signed into law in 1967. Today, we mark the 50th anniversary of the landmark legisation by reflecting, and looking ahead, with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell.
12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell joins WEMU's David Fair to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.
When Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal goes on vacation, there's only one person who can replace him: Tom Hanks.
The two-time Oscar-winning actor will guest host an episode of the NPR news quiz, taped in front of a live (and, let's be frank, very lucky) audience in Chicago.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, have annotated the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.
Follow highlights of the debate in NPR's updating news story here.
Note: This page will update automatically as the debate proceeds. We will work to correct the transcript as it comes in, but due to the live nature of the event, there may be some discrepancies.
NPR is acting to clarify the role of longtime analyst and commentator Cokie Roberts after she co-wrote a syndicated newspaper column calling for "the rational wing" of the Republican Party to stop Donald Trump's march toward its presidential nomination.
Starting this Friday, October 23, WEMU will be making some exciting changes to the weekend programming lineup. All the local/live music programs you know and love are staying in place, as are most of the great national programs WEMU runs every weekend.
NPR unveils its new Morning Edition format November 17. You'll hear several more regular breaks for WEMU local content in Morning Edition. Some of these breaks will start and end at different times so we want to make sure you know exactly when and where to find your WEMU News reports!
89.1, WEMU’s Music Director, Linda Yohn, Wins National Jazz Programmer Of The Year For The Fifth Time
89.1 WEMU’s Music Director, Linda Yohn, was named ‘Jazz Programmer of the Year,’ in a major market Friday, August 8, at the JazzWeek Summit's annual awards dinner in San Jose, CA. This is the fifth programmer of the year award for Yohn who was nominated in 2006 and 2008 and won four years in a row; 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. She was nominated again in 2013 and won again in 2014