NPR: Alicia C. Shepard http://weku.fm en What to Think about Think Tanks? http://weku.fm/post/what-think-about-think-tanks Lots of things drive NPR's audience crazy. Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:00:00 +0000 NPR: Alicia C. Shepard 1408 at http://weku.fm What to Think about Think Tanks? Local Station Pulls Planned Parenthood Spots http://weku.fm/post/local-station-pulls-planned-parenthood-spots Following standard procedures at LA-based public radio station <a href="http://www.scpr.org/">KPCC</a>, the program director sent an internal memo Friday suspending its sponsorship spots funded by Planned Parenthood.<p>"Given that the (federal) budget debate in Congress is focusing today on abortion in general and Planned Parenthood by extension, let us suspend airing any Planned Parenthood spots effective immediately," wrote program director Craig Curtis in an internal email.<p>"There is nothing wrong with the spots per se, or with our business relationship with Planned Parenthood," continued Mon, 11 Apr 2011 20:30:00 +0000 NPR: Alicia C. Shepard 1360 at http://weku.fm