I'd post more if I could.
For now, if you don't like what you hear on NPR news, why not try rearranging it? "Don't Play With Your News" is an art/game website that lets you assemble newscast snippets (choose your anchor) and then play them back. Fascinating.
This software uses a remarkably intuitive user interface that would make editing spoken-word programs a snap. It relies on good speech-to-text software, which is only getting better. It's a toy now, but you're looking at the future.
6 months ago