Friday, July 13, 2007
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Friday, June 08, 2007
A new video released by the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq, is one example in a new trend of insurgent videos, a move away from gore and toward highly stylized dramatization. The Washington Post’s Philip Kennicott explains that the video shows a profound awareness of pacing, dramatic ...
Friday, May 04, 2007
15 years ago, riots raged across Los Angeles and TV screens worldwide. Much of the media portrayed the riots as a response to the beating of Rodney King. But historian Mike Davis says that simple narrative did L.A. another injustice: it ignored the reality on the ground.
Friday, February 02, 2007
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Friday, December 08, 2006
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Friday, November 24, 2006
In considering Turkey’s application for membership, the European Union has identified a number of stumbling blocks. Among them is Article 301 of the Turkish penal code, which criminalizes “insulting Turkishness” and is often used to prosecute writers and journalists. Bob traveled to Istanbul this ...
Friday, November 17, 2006
Friday, November 10, 2006
One of the biggest winners of this week’s electoral sea-change is the Speaker-of-the-House-elect, Nancy Pelosi. As it stands now, the San Francisco Democrat will become the highest-ranking woman in the history of American politics. San Francisco Chronicle correspondent Ed Epstein joins Brooke to discuss ...
Friday, November 03, 2006
If you turned down the sound on your TV this week, it might have seemed like you were watching Campaign ’04, not Campaign ’06. Politicians took turns inveighing against John Kerry and George W. Bush, and their relative support for the troops. Washington Post national political editor John Harris is ...
Friday, October 13, 2006
Scarcely had the dust settled at the site of North Korea's supposed nuclear test before the finger-pointing began in Washington this week. Former East Asia correspondent Dan Sneider has been following the political fallout in the nation's dailies. He tells Bob we'd all be better off if the American press ...
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