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NPR Taps Former “Sesame Street” Boss (No, Not Elmo) as Chief Executive

National Public Radio on Sunday tapped Gary Knell, the longtime CEO of Sesame Workshop, as its next chief executive.

Knell, who starts Dec. 1, fills a post formerly held by Vivian Schiller, who resigned in March.

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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”