If there is one thing that is startlingly short supply in the media it's the presence of monolithic corporate branding and advertising. No one knows this better than newly minted NPR CEO Jarl Mohn.
Kelly McEvers produced this audio documentary about lives of war correspondents during the deadliest year for journalists during the Iraqi War.
With all of the (negative) attention Facebook's been receiving for it's totally-legal-because-you-clicked-accept-no-really-read-the-agreement study on manipulating the emotions of its users, is it at all surprising that Google does the same thing every day?
NPR decided to give that old poem, "A Visit from St. Nicolas", the one that goes- "Twas the night before Christmas..." a run for its money with a delightful tale of what happens to all those Christmas trees after the holiday is over.