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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Rachel Martin, Noel King and Steve Inskeep. Now available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with hosts Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Scott Simon. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

    Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

    Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

    What will happen to Fox News after President Trump leaves office? Fox News is facing Trump's anger for not being sufficiently "loyal," and it's seeing new competition as viewers head to conservative networks like Newsmax and One America News Network. In this bonus episode brought to you by NPR's It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik and Sam discuss how the feuds of cable news fuel our politics and how the whole news industry adapts to life after Trump.

    Learn more about the show here.

    • 23 min
    Biden's Challenges, COVID-19 Imperatives, Wuhan One Year Later

    Biden's Challenges, COVID-19 Imperatives, Wuhan One Year Later

    President Biden faces major challenges, from the coronavirus to unemployment, all of which threaten to imperil the nation as well as his nascent presidency. When it comes to COVID-19, can the new administration's rhetoric translate into action? It was one year ago when Wuhan, China plunged into a 72-day lockdown to stop the spread of the virus.

    • 15 min
    Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

    Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

    President Biden wants 100 million coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days. But Pfizer and Moderna have fallen behind in their production. Jobs numbers show another 1.3 million Americans are out of work. So why are economists optimistic? And about half of the country's students are attending class remotely. President Biden wants to change that and open more schools.

    • 13 min
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

    President Biden's top priority is getting the pandemic under control. What do his first executive actions tell us about how he plans to do that? Biden also released a sweeping reform bill to overhaul the U.S. immigration system. And in 35 states, coronavirus numbers are falling. Researchers believe the U.S. has hit a peak in the pandemic, but some public health officials are skeptical.

    • 13 min
    BREAKING NEWS: President Trump Leaves The White House

    BREAKING NEWS: President Trump Leaves The White House

    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump leave the White House. Trump delivers brief remarks at Joint Base Andrews.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
43.7K Ratings

43.7K Ratings

biscuit1228 ,

Nice, quick daily update

Helpful to keep a little up to date on what’s going on every day

Steve@1776 ,

Like FOX but for the left!

My litmus for a media outlet that is not biased is in how they report on an individual. No individual is ALL bad, nor is an individual ALL good. So, when an organization takes the stance that a Presidents actions have zero positive benefit to a people, they are biased, and conversely, when that same organization picks another politician and only reports the positive, this is the definition of Bias.

Most of Trumps policies were good for Americans. As we’re Obama’s. Some of Obama’s policies were horrible for Americans. The way Trump acted was horrible for Americans. For proof of this, all one has to do is look at the reports from actual sources like the Federal reserve. You see, more than one thing can be true at the same time. Yes, I know that’s a Ben Shapiro line. But here’s the deal. He reports on the policy, how it impacts Americans, then is critical of Trumps mannerisms and actions. You see, that’s called reporting the actual facts.

Another example of your Bias. In one episode, you stated “ we can’t verify this, but we think it’s important to repeat what another news agency stated”. Without proof of course.

Then, two episodes later, “ we can’t verify this information, so we’re choosing not to report on it because it’s probably Russian disinformation”. And I’m not saying this was NOT Russian disinformation, but to just dismiss it, without the slightest effort to disclaim the report, just makes you look Biased. To claim its Russian disinformation without evidence, is pretty close to, no wait, it is biased reporting.

This is again, is what we call Bias. If your agency focuses on truthful, investigative reporting, than where is the investigation? A signed receipt is not that hard to verify. Four, un-named sources, twice removed is legally called here-say, especially when 15 other people who were actually there, dispute the claim. This is a good thing not to parrot.

You see, I don’t listen to FOX news for the same reason. I have listened to your shows for about 15 years. I’ve realized, YOU are FOX, but for the left. And no longer worth my time. I’m beyond disappointed in your biased , untruthful reporting.

Call a fair game, or get out of the business.

TommyTiger ,

Great!

This is a great way to start the day. Pairs well with Co wider This in the afternoons for a deeper dive. The only thing I would change is to please make an ad-free version available with a paid subscription. I would pay to remove the ads.

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