Obviously a liberal news media. 3/5
Most political stories have an anti-trump tone. Example, a pro-trump media reported the president has returned from his successful foreign tour. NPR's headline was the president has returned to deal with GOP troubles and son-in-law suspicion of collusion with Russia.
Or another like, GOP healthcare bill will leave 23 million Americans without insurance and children and elderly will go hungry. Pro-GOP media headline was, GOP healthcare bill will provide options while cutting some of the benefits in order to keep up with his campaign promise.
Like the abbreviated stories
Great app 4/5
Great app, needs a little work.
By Steely Pan
In this tumultuous time in our nation's history, NPR is an invaluable resource in keeping the public informed. The app does a good job in allowing the organization to reach people in this modern age.
Love the text-only mode 5/5
I am often in places where I can't listen but can read. Great for that & thorough global news coverage!
This App is very nice～
Good app, doesn't crash, well organized 5/5
Good app, doesn't crash, well organized
Love me some public radio 5/5
By MC D-Duck
While the news may always be depressing, I'm glad I have this app to keep me informed
News good, grammar bad 4/5
A news publication, without fail, must adhere to punctuation, grammar and spelling rules. On several occasions editing has failed in this arena. I expect more from NPR especially since they are on the chopping block.
Streams consistently and the on demand playlist feature is great
News junkie 5/5
By BeatleGirl in NYC
Love it! Use it throughout the day!
Best News App 5/5
Best, most reliable, unbiased news app available.
Love it 5/5
Gives me all the news I need and it's easy to use.
Thank you for listening and restoring NPR shows 5/5
By Skeptic on Wheels
Was immensely frustrated that so much content had been removed from my favorite NPR News app and shunted off to NPR One. With content now restored, I am a happy camper again. This app has, hands down, the best playlist features. Thank you.
Too bad everyone doesn't listen to NPR ... at least once in a while. Breath of fresh air. Breadth too.
Works the way I like 4/5
Heavy user for years. Easy to use and tailor to my needs. Never had it crash. Adding full NPR catalogue would improve it. Deleted NPR One after a 2 week usability trial because didn't meet this users needs.
This app keeps me up to date 5/5
I have a job I can not listen to the radio at my desk, and this app keeps me informed throughout the day.
The best 5/5
By NPR Junkie jb
My staple for information
Reliable and thought-provoking 5/5
Reliable and thought-provoking
Good coverage 4/5
By Caribbean Jim
In order to get the full story you always have to visit several news sources, because NONE are unbiased. NPR has fair, in-depth coverage of most issues, and in some issues they are almost the only ones to cover the story. So, this is one of the news apps I always check when I'm scouting around for news.
This is where I get my daily news 5/5
I pull news up on this app, then if I want more on a topic, I google it. My phone doesn't show the videos and stuff that the articles reference - not sure why. I give it a five mainly because I consider NPR to be a trusted source. They post breaking news pretty quickly (less so on weekends, maybe?).
Great app! 5/5
Love it 5/5
By VarusDC aka Neil
Listen every day, you'll be a better person.
Love this versatile app 5/5
Great that multiple stations are available, even music stations that simply play NPR news. I like being able to go back and forth between stations searching for something on air I'm interested in for the moment.
Occasionally the app will crash and take a restart to resume play and I have missed sections of shows because of that. Not sure if that's to be expected when listening for hours straight but would be great if that could be fixed.
More useful than NPR One 4/5
Use It Every Day And LOVE IT 5/5
The best. I can tune into my local stations or play from HQ. in love.
Fantastic News App 5/5
By Formerly Distressed Father
Probably the best news app on the appstore. NPR always has very interesting content, neutral reporting, and thorough investigation. This news app offers all of that with great functionality and no paywall of any sort. I love it!
More propaganda than news 1/5
I used to enjoy listening to and reading NPR news. 95% unreadable propaganda. Its shameless at this point and essentially unreadable. The "Fact Checks".. better for comedic value than for any objective information. Beware if you are looking for unbiased news coverage.. sadly it does not exist anymore.
Best radio app for local or national news
Great News App! 5/5
I read NPR regularly and the app makes it easy. Functionality is more than adequate and can listen to audio when available. Solid app!
By C'mon John!
Current version freezes every launch. Not usable
Been reliable for me 5/5
NPR has a more linear approach, not as exciting if a view , but I go to it for quality news. The app has been reliable .
Great App 5/5
I love it
Solid news 5/5
NPR provides solid news coverage and while some have had technical issues, I have not. Also love the NPR One app since I cannot always listen when a story originally airs
Great reliable app! 5/5
Quality news that we can trust.
I could not live without this app 5/5
I could not live without this app and increasingly the same can be said about NPRone.
NPR content is 5*. App good but could be better. 4/5
I wish the App would let me preview the audio by reading the printed info w/o jumping out of one audio track and into another.
By Fajita Alykabab
I love NPR!!
Now i can get my NPR fix without getting into my car! 5/5
I love this. Now i can get my NPR fix without getting into my car! I just wish they'd add This American Life
May 2017 - 2 Stars
While is use this app almost daily, recently it has started to crash. The problem happens randomly when using the " Audio" under News stories. The problem, is observed on iPhone 5 and iPhone 7.
Everyday Usage, Amazing Insight 5/5
NPR uses a variety of journalists and experts from many complimentary (and opposing) viewpoints to produce a plethora of mainstream and auxiliary news stories. I trust NPR much more than most other news sources these days; it has authentic research and deep passion.
Good review of current events 5/5
I go to this app every morning to get my update about what is happening in the world. The reporting is concise and seens dependable, believable to me.
Crashes often & repeatedly. Crashes the iPod, too. 1/5
My main way of accessing NPR, but frustrating as an app. I first wrote this review in 2013 and it's still true: the app crashes repeatedly, and it's the only app on my iPod Touch that crashes the iPod too. Because of this, I would never even try to run it on my iPhone. Any NPR podcast I can listen to on Stitcher instead, I do. Any show I can't, I often skip or give up on because it means restarting my crashed iPod, sometimes repeatedly. The absolute worst app for radio. Really, the worst.
Excellent app 5/5
I feel I can trust this news source.
Can rely on impartial news reporting. Am able to cross reference other sources with an educated view. Real vs fake news.
News junkies salvation! 5/5
I am a self confessed news junkie! I MUST have my NPR every morning. It keeps me informed on national news, world news, music, and books. It also gives the human aspect of the world, with science reports, surveys about human nature, and Story core! I can not live my life effectively without it!
Well done. 5/5
Most used for live streaming of radio shows. 📻
Live this app!
Great news, great app! 5/5
I really like the app and it's a great way to get the news quickly