Recent News

October 11, 2019

October 4th, 2019

  • Co-founder Bob Garfield spoke with Adweek about Purple’s mission and progress in the months leading up to the launch.

August 2, 2019

  • In Current, co-founder Bob Garfield declares Purple to be crucial to public broadcasting’s founding mission. Click here for the article.

July 18, 2019

  • On The Kicker podcast, CJR editor and publisher Kyle Pope interviews co-founder Bob Garfield about democracy, journalism and the cult of the dispassionate observer. Click here for the article.

July, 16, 2019

July 12, 2019

  • Columbia Journalism Review publishes Purple appeal to news organizations to take part in the reawakening of democratic values and understanding of democratic institutions. Click here for the article.

July 5, 2019

July 3, 2019

  • Purple co-founder Bob Garfield’s USA Today op-ed outlining the threat to democracy posed by distrust and complacency and distrust. Click here for the article.

  • Joe Mandese, editor of MediaPost, explains the purpose and mechanics of Purple. Click here for the article.

  • Ad Age columnist Simon Dumenco’s interview with co-founder Bob Garfield about the origin and scope of the Purple Project. Click here for the article.