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NPR's Ombudsman on Diversity, Controversy and Leadership

New leadership is coming to NPR for the fifth time in as many years. Nationally syndicated 'Tell Me More' is coming to an end this summer after a six-year run, raising anew questions about space for diverse voices on the network. And some member stations are entering into the debate over whether to continue saying 'Redskins' when referring to Washington's football team. We talk about these issues, and others, with NPR's Ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos.

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In a recent Gallup poll, most named immigration the biggest problem confronting the nation. But past periods of heightened worries have been brief — and haven't brought about solutions.
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