Here are posts at the blogs of Los Angeles-based National Public Radio shows Day to Day (posted by producer Steve Profitt) and News & Notes (host Farai Chideya) about their cancellations. The ax, which we began reporting last week, became official this morning, followed by an afternoon memo. Activist and blogger Jasmyne Cannick is organizing an African American community protest-by-email campaign over News & Notes.
NPR shows blog their demise
More by Kevin Roderick:John Severson, 83, founder of Surfer magazine
LA Observed Notes: 60 Minutes, selling the Coliseum and more
Gil Cedillo, Nick Melvoin win LA runoffs*
LA Observed Notes: Baca goes down, LAX shuffle, media moves
LA Observed Notes: Big TV news, media moves, obits and more
Recent Radio stories on LA Observed:What would Ray Bradbury say?
LA Times editor gets all serious: 'How could truth become so devalued?'
Hugh Hewitt joins WashPost oped columnists
KPCC's 'Take Two' is now minus one
KCRW investigates LA restaurant worker abuse
Renee Montagne to give up host seat at NPR West
KPFK dropping 'Deadline LA' show after 20 years?*
Steve Julian, 57, KPCC's morning host since 2000*