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I'd b e curious which voices you mean. Is it beneath our dignity to name names?

Scott Simon has always annoyed me, especially his laugh, such that I no longer listen to weekend edition.

The 2 new magazine programs in the mid-day are a sad replacement for the long form Talk of the Nation...

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Lou Judson
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On Mar 12, 2014, at 4:42 AM, Carl Pultz wrote:

> Regarding the basic suitability of voices for broadcasting, I'm flummoxed by some of the choices NPR is making. I've never cared about beautiful voices, but in a visual culture that is so concerned about just the right look, how is it that we are expected to accept aural ugliness? Ear of the beholder? I'm too old to understand, but my guess is it's an immature, half-educated, nitwit management who assume, naturally, what the ideal should be - people who sound just like them. It's the dictatorship of the "creative class."