Vivian Schiller

Citizen journalists of the right: Watch out for the other side

National Public Radio fired its CEO and its lead fundraiser last week and another fundraiser was suspended after the latest in video stings orchestrated by conservative activist James O'Keefe.

Just as the funding for NPR's parent company, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, was under scrutiny in Congress, a video surfaced showing Ron Schiller, president of the NPR Foundation, making disparaging remarks about tea party members and saying that the CPB could survive without federal money.

In the video, made my Mr. O'Keefe's Project Veritas, Mr. Schiller is meeting with two men posing as members of a Muslim charity and offering NPR $5 million.

CEO Vivian Schiller (no...