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  • Jay Severin's suspension drags on ...

    05/23/2009 9:06:31 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 3 replies · 760+ views
    Ch 2 Boston ^ | 05/22/09 | WGBH-TV 2
    WTKK's Jay Severin was suspended three weeks ago and there is still no official word when or if the controversial talk show host will be back on the air. Why is the fate of Severin's career being treated so mysteriously?
  • Fred Thompson visits NBC's "Meet the Press," which nears its 60th anniversary (Tomorrow Morning!)

    11/03/2007 9:46:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies · 186+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | Saturday, November 3, 2007 | Hal Boedeker
    A look at the Sunday morning chat circuit ... Former Sen. Fred Thompson visits NBC's "Meet the Press." Of special note, the program is reaching its 60th anniversary. It debuted on Nov. 20, 1947, and is the world's longest-running TV program. It airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. Former President George H.W. Bush will talk to "Fox News Sunday." It airs at 9 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Sen Joseph Biden will take questions on CBS' "Face the Nation." It airs at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Another guest will be Mark Penn, who is a strategist for Sen. Hillary...
  • Move Over, Janet Malcolm - Ex-Journos Paint Reporters as Artful Liars [New book: Beat the Press]

    02/22/2003 9:29:15 AM PST · by summer · 16 replies · 292+ views
    The Village Voice ^ | Issue dated February 19 - 25, 2003 | Cynthia Cotts
    Press Clips by Cynthia Cotts Move Over, Janet Malcolm Ex-Journos Paint Reporters as Artful Liars February 19 - 25, 2003 Politicians and executives will want to read Beat The Press for its useful hints on giving effective interviews, but media people will want to burn this book when they discover it's a takedown of their trade. On page after page, authors Al Guyant and Shirley Fulton portray journalists as a cynical and manipulative bunch who ingratiate themselves with their subjects and then trick them into saying something "stupid, guilty, foolish or worse." It is possibly the most unflattering portrait of...