WBUR has issued the following statement regarding political commentator Paris Dennard who was the subject of a Washington Post article published Wednesday night alleging misconduct allegations:
"Paris Dennard is not an employee of NPR. He has provided periodic contributions as a political commentator on Here & Now, a program NPR and WBUR coproduce. We are deeply concerned by the recent report about his alleged conduct at Arizona State University. WBUR is suspending usage of Mr. Dennard on Here & Now, effective immediately, pending further review."