February 27, 2004

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Friday, February 27, 2004


What ho Disney? And much more!

Crisis in Haiti

Violence and chaos is ravaging Haiti, as armed opponents of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide make their way across the island attacking police stations and government supporters. And once again, Haitian reporters are being targeted too. Brooke speaks to Michelle Montas, former director of Radio Haiti International and widow of slain journalist ...


Palestinian Pollster

Earlier this month, some 200 Palestinian journalists in Gaza City held a sit-in to protest a string of attacks on local reporters. Not only do those crimes remain unsolved, but apparently they have yet to be investigated by the Palestinian Authority. Bob talks to Slate.com columnist Eric Umansky about one ...


Stern Warning

This week, the Clear Channel radio behemoth dropped the Howard Stern show from its programming lineup. Washington lawmakers are applauding the move. Stern says he's the victim of a backlash triggered by Janet Jackson's boob. But might he also be the latest casualty at the crossroads of the FCC's twin ...


The Two Johns

When it comes to policy platforms, the two frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination are more similar to each other than they are to any other candidate. But when it comes to style, the gulf between the two Johns opens wide. Voters are still deciding whether to buy into the ...


Twisted Trails

Many have had the experience of going to see a movie that doesn't live up to the trailer created to sell it. By condensing a film so extremely and setting its highlights to music, trailers exaggerate a movie's drama, humor, and overall quality. But a recent contest invited editors to ...


Garfield vs. Hollywood

Six years ago, fresh from yet another disappointing visit to his local Blockbuster, Bob decided to take matters into his own hands. Armed with little more than an original treatment for a serious film set in the former Yugoslavia, Bob flew west. Here is the story of his mission to ...


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