September 20, 2002

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Friday, September 20, 2002


How 9/11 is changing television, and Glenn Gould on live versus recorded music.

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This fall's post 911 TV programming is heavy on family-friendly sitcoms and dramas. Host Brooke Gladstone asks Time Magazine's James Poniewozik what the season's new lineup reveals about what the networks think America wants to watch.


Taking a Look at the NAB

At the recent National Association of Broadcasters annual conference in Seattle, radio broadcasters bemoaned the state of the radio industry in the wake of the deregulatory trends of the last years. OTM's Todd Spencer takes a critical look at the future of radio.


Reality TV in Argentina

Reality television started out as a great way for networks to produce inexpensive shows that hooked viewers fast. But in some countries reality TV has gotten a little too real. Brooke talks with Peter Hudson, a correspondent for Newsweek in Argentina, about how viewers there have been watching the reality ...


Carol Marin and the Pursuit of Ethics

TV broadcaster Carol Marin is best known nationally for her attempt to create a newscast that bucked the trend of sensationalized news. That news program didn't last, but Marin did not give up her efforts to maintain a viable and ethical news show. This past week, she hosted a PBS ...


War Torn Women

Women are such a presence in war reporting now that it's hard to remember a time when they were not. The recently-published book War Torn shares the stories of women journalists who covered Vietnam. Brooke talks with three of those journalists about how they covered the war and why they ...


Indy of the Month Club

Thanks to the Internet, soon film buffs won't have to fly to Portland and Cannes to see all those independent films that didn't make it to the local Blockbuster. Subscribers of the new film club Film Movement will able to view first-run independent films in the comfort of their living ...


Director's Guild

Breakthroughs in technology have been a boon to filmmakers, but as software prices go down and become more accessible, the same breakthroughs have also become something of a bane. Family-friendly companies now offer services to edit sex, violence, or rough language out of films. Brooke talks to filmmaker and Director's ...


Glenn Gould's Media

Pianist Glenn Gould is perhaps one of the most controversial performers of the 20th century. At age 31, Gould renounced the concert stage and declared that he would henceforth express himself solely through media. OTM Senior Producer Arun Rath explores Glenn Gould's unique ideas on the live versus the recorded.


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