Love the news, app needs updates 3/5
NPR is a great news source and the app puts it all together very nicely. However, it drives me crazy that the stories are often missing pictures (such as relevant tweets or videos referred to in the content but not replicated) and often missing links. There's no simple way to just "open in browser", I have to share it to another app just to get a link to go view the full story. Please update the app to include links and pictures in line in articles! Then it would be perfect 👌
Crashing Still An Issue (v3.9.13 1/5
I had stayed away from this app for awhile hoping they would stabilize it for iOS 10. Instead, the crashing is worse than ever.
Twice now I have had the NPR News app crash while listening to stories in my playlist. But instead of simply crashing the app as it used to, it now brings down iOS WITH IT!
The audio will suddenly stop and you'll see a black screen with the rotating progress wheel in the middle, similar to when your iPhone's battery dies. This is iOS re-booting. After several seconds, you're taken to the unlock screen of your device. Scary! Looks like I need to delete this yet again.
Love NPR news and the NPR app as well. Wbez 91.5Chicago is also my fav!!
Love and Trust NPR 5/5
Wonderful news App
All of the info and fast.
Great app! 4/5
I love using this app. There are only two things I would want improved: the live streaming loses connection frequently and when you save programs to your playlist, there is no way to save your place mid-listen (if you switch to live streaming or close the app, you lose your place).
Neat App! 5/5
Love having NPR with me on my phone!
Fresh news and a lot more to listen in everyday life.
Love the NPR NEWS APP 5/5
I know I can depend on NPR to report unbiased articles! Thanks for keeping me sane!
By Mateo Corona
BETTER THAN ICE CREAM
NPR app 1/5
There is nothing wrong with the app per se', however the content is horrific. Talk about bias and fake news NPR is the place to go.
Legitimate News 5/5
Concise and accurate
Great News Source 5/5
Specifically 'Science Friday'.
UI Needs Work 1/5
There doesn't seem to be any way to add favorite stations without also starting them playing, at maximum volume (since that's what I last used), from a screen with no play/pause button. Really?
My fave 5/5
Best news, interesting programs and entertainment. Never boring!
No way to delete cache 3/5
Currently the app is taking 278 MB, even though the app itself is only 34 MB. I believe the rest is mostly cache — downloaded audios, pics, etc. That's a considerable amount of space to users with constrained storage. It would be very helpful if the cache can be cleared without deleting the entire app, which would result in the playlist to be lost as well.
N PR 5/5
Love it! 5/5
By Great Dictionary!
I love this app! Sometimes I sit in my car long after I arrive at my destination in order to listen to an interesting story airing. Now that I've downloaded this app, I open the app to listen to what's currently playing at my local station so that I don't miss anything while I'm headed to where I'm heading. I also love that I can customize a playlist to listen to my favorite programs or listen to news I find interesting.
Crashes Unpredictably but Great NPR content 2/5
NPR programming quality is excellent, as usual, but this app continues to crash and force the user to reenter iphone password and reopen the app. This has been occurring for more than a year now. Another issue is that Morning Edition repeats podcast stories from the prior day, so I have to manually delete those or listen to them again. By contrast, the WBUR app podcasts do not repeat stories, but their version of Morning Edition is 3 hours since it includes local Boston news; nothing against Boston, as my issue is just length of programming. I do like this app's 5-minute hourly news update to hit major topics throughout the day without needing to visually cruise the NYT or Google news. I've avoided the NPR ONE app b/c I don't want an algorithm deciding my exposure to news (like certain social media apps).
I love NPR. Today is my very first day using the app to stream my local station and the stream freezes/crashes about every 20 minutes. Very weird and irritating. Great program but the app needs some work.
Generally great except recent glitches 4/5
The content is easy to select (unlike the Npr One app) and the layout is easy to follow. Recently the app has been crashing on my IPhone 5c . Reinstalling has not helped.
Love this app 5/5
I love this app. Let's you stream live local stations, and great if you're an NPR lover. Highly recommend!
Thankful for NPR! 5/5
I am so grateful for NPR!
Great news 5/5
By Mom, daughter
Npr keeps me informed without the fanfare of commercial news stations. I feel like their job is to report and let up have our own opinion
Look at the other sites out there, yours does not favorably compare in attractiveness or ease of use.
Great resource, quality discussions. 5/5
Very good 5/5
By Ed Adelbacher
Listen and think.
My source for news 5/5
Unbiased and educated reporting. Only place I can go to get trustworthy news
Excellent Content from a Reliable Source 5/5
By Music freak 231
I love NPR. It offers a range of articles on a variety of topics, from the well covered to the more obscure. This has become one of my go-to sites, and it is consistently well written and researched. Real news.
By Tragic Robot
Good source. Excellent reporting and writing.
Crashes and forces my phone to restart 1/5
It also wonks out when I launch the app with the phone turned sideways. Hire a QA guy or two.
Love NPR, love the NPR app 5/5
By 1968 gamer from WV
The only thing that would make me like this app more is if stories were updated sooner. Often times I get CNN updates an hour or more before NPR on breaking news. I keep NPR because the final report usually has fewer holes and unanswered questions than with other news outlets.
Great app 5/5
Glad to see NPR created its own app instead of have to download podcasts.
Currently living in Germany 5/5
Great app. Trustworthy and keeps me in the loop.
Even if NPR didn't have the OR at the end, the quality of its news is superior to broadsheet news. 5/5
I was brought up listening to KCRW, the primary NPR station in Los Angeles… Though it is based in Santa Monica. My perception of news and entertainment was shaped by NPR and PRI like Pasadena's KPCC. Ever since radio stations were deregulated and it was no longer a mandatory requirement for all stations to report news, NPR consistently improve the quality of news it's quality of of affiliates it's entertainment value and best of all it doesn't have any commercials. From what I can tell I feel that NPRas a news organization is the lease by us. Even here in Los Angeles a predominately liberal city. NPR here always makes an attempt to view news from multiple angles and that is why I really do loveNPR is a radio station or NPR as written news which is still very good quality, even if it might be just transcriptions.
Best app for best news 5/5
Always enjoying to learn more about news around the world using this app. Well organized, easy to navigate
Great app 5/5
I really like this app.
Perfect way to start my morning 5/5
By kilgore_trout z
Love the app -- it's functional and reliable. I use it just about every day.
Anywhere Anytime NPR 5/5
With this wonderful application, NPR is available to me where and when I need it. 5 stars.
Great content, bad app 2/5
There's no disputing the value of having NPR news on the go. The application however fails often. I listen to the news on the app daily from 6-8 and have to close then re-open it at least 1-2 times during that time. It becomes annoying.
Journalism at its finest 5/5
Best NPR app I've used 5/5
By C-17 steve
I tried several NPR apps before this one but they all were unreliable. This is hands down the best.
Bery best news source 5/5
By Auranzeb Alamgir 1618
Very good and upto date information.
I watch it every other hour.
Thanks for good news.
Great app 5/5
By Lindsay Rene
Easy to navigate and great content
Not full featured 3/5
This app is fine for what it does, but you can't access content more than a day back in the app, so if it's Sunday and you missed Friday's ATC you're out of luck.
No "Fake News Here" 5/5
By Big Behme
NPR is great for hearing wide ranging, cogent, and insightful opinions on many topics. One of my favorite news sources!
Best news app, Finally! 5/5
Great app! I love the customization this app provides. I can find NPR audio by topic and add it to a playlist.
For times when audio is not appropriate there's plenty of articles to read and it's very easy to find what you're looking for.
I can even find live NPR radio to stream as well podcasts, archives etc.
The best thing though is that I find the majority of content to be very balanced and genuine.
Nice work NPR!
Still crashing! 1/5
Just loaded new version, and true to form crashed again after playing a few stories off the playlist. iPhone6+
App crashes 2/5
I listen you your pre-recorded programs every night-love them-they bring the world to me. Ever since the last update to fix bugs to eliminate crashes, my app now crashes multiple times during the program. Please fix and then star rating will jump back to 5.
Reliable App 5/5
Using on an iPhone 6; have never had a problem. Enjoy the variety of topics.