On Point

NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Weekdays 10 – 11 a.m. and 8-10 p.m. (repeats first hour)
  • Hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti, David Folkenflik

NPR’s On Point covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world. Produced at WBUR in Boston.

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Editor’s Note: This hour discusses sexual abuse and contains audio that some listeners may find disturbing or offensive.


With David Folkenflik

Allegations against R&B singer R. Kelly have been circulating for decades. Why did it take a TV documentary to get people to pay attention?

With Meghna Chakrabarti

A South Carolina ministry’s Christian-only foster care policy is the latest flashpoint in the debate over religious freedom and government social services. We’ll take it up.

Guests

Laura Meckler, Washington Post reporter. (@laurameckler)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Teachers on strike, this time in Los Angeles, the country’s second-largest school district. We’ll hear the debate on both sides.

Guests

Howard Blume, education reporter at the Los Angeles Times. (@howardblume)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Debt, uncertain work, unrealistic expectations — are millennials turning into the burnout generation?

Guests

Anne Helen Petersen, senior culture writer for BuzzFeed News. (@annehelen)

With David Folkenflik

The government shutdown drags on, President Trump digs in deeper on the border wall and new Russia revelations. The roundtable dives in.

Guests

David Nakamura, White House reporter for the Washington Post. (@DavidNakamura)

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