Juan Williams' Contract Terminated

Oct 21, 2010

NPR Ends Juan Williams' Contract After Muslim Remarks NPR has terminated the contract of Senior News Analyst Juan Williams, due to remarks made on The O'Reilly Factor on Monday, October 18, that were inconsistent with NPR's editorial standards and practices. While WFAE has no input on NPR personnel decisions, we appreciate listener comments and feedback. We'll forward comments to appropriate NPR staff. We hope listeners continue to enjoy and support the wide range of award-winning local, national and international news and entertainment programs WFAE offers every day. For listeners who want to reach NPR directly: Contact NPR Listener Care line at (202) 513-3232, Hours: 10am to 5 pm ET, Monday through Friday. The general 'Contact Us' form is available here or post your comments on the story here. The NPR Ombudsman line is (202) 513-3245. NPR Ombudsman: NPR's Firing Of Juan Williams Was Poorly Handled NPR Two-Way Blog: Juan Williams: My Words Were 'Not A Bigoted Statement' Charlotte Observer: NPR fires news analyst after remarks about Muslims