Recently in On the Media Podcast
Friday, December 16, 2005
TV technology experts hawking cool stuff on TV may be paid to pitch those items, also genetically modified food grabs headlines in the rest of the world, why not here?
Friday, December 09, 2005
Katrina journalism, Iraqi campaigning, and, The War on The War on Christmas.
Friday, December 02, 2005
The hidden world of Iraq war psy-ops, and Googlezon – a vision of the brave new media world.
Friday, November 25, 2005
Almost three years into the war in Iraq and the debate over whether to go into that war is raging in the media. Why now? And, putting a new head on Beer.
Friday, November 18, 2005
The earthquake in Pakistan vanished from the headlines after barely a week. If thousands more die because no one is paying attention, are the media to blame? Also, malfeasance at the CPB.
Friday, November 11, 2005
Former New York Times reporter Judith Miller talks about Scooter Libby, weapons of mass destruction, and her former colleagues at the Times. Plus, the other leak
Friday, November 04, 2005
Friday, October 28, 2005
The vast lawless frontier of cyberspace needs governing, but whose job is it? We'll look at who rules the internet now, and who used to.
Friday, October 21, 2005
Serious self-analysis at the New York Times, and Katrina leaves an odd alliance of broadcasters in its wake.
Friday, October 14, 2005
A conversational presidential video conference with soldiers that needed a rehearsal and more...
Friday, October 07, 2005
A federal judge recently ordered the Defense Department to release a second batch of photos from Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison The wave of exodus: journalists from Iraq, Howard Stern from terrrestrial radio, and much more.
Friday, September 30, 2005
The New Orleans Times Picayune launches its own portraits of grief. The problem? Finding the people who remember the dead. Also, an Al-Jazeera reporter is convicted of collaborating with al-Qaeda.
Friday, September 23, 2005
The future of television networks (here's a hint, the programs are more valuable than the pipes.) And, the future ON television: a new series puts the star of "Earth Girls Are Easy" in the Oval Office so we can all sit back and get used having a woman in the ...
Friday, September 16, 2005
Senate confirmation hearings as theater, a historical review. And, why some reporters can’t stay in the war, while others can’t stay away.
Friday, September 09, 2005
How the politics of Katrina play in the foreign press, and an argument over a word: refugees. Plus a displaced critic reviews 50 years of New Orleans on the big screen, and the golden anniversary of a record-breaking book called Guinness.
Friday, September 02, 2005
Fantasy sports and virtual financial markets, what happens when the worlds of reality and make-believe collide? And, thoughts on the coverage of Katrina.
Friday, August 26, 2005
New efforts by Google to take over the world! Plus, famous authors who auction their characters’ names, for charity. And, a fresh take on the old museum audio guide
Friday, August 19, 2005
The press grapples with politics and the mom. Also the pullout from Gaza, as seen from both sides of the divide.
Friday, August 12, 2005
The FCC wanted advice on broadcast indecency, so it put a Christian crusader on the payroll. Plus, The Daily Show's endless search for chumps
Friday, August 05, 2005
We dust off a 60-year old case of wartime censorship. Also a quick history of American media since the revolution.