Brian Stelter appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
On Sunday a deadly tornado devastated Joplin, Missouri; in its wake, a six mile path of destruction and at least 116 people dead. Today its people begin to survey the damage, as rescue efforts for those potentially trapped in the rubble continues. Brian Stelter has been reporting on the disaster for The New York Times.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
When national disaster strikes, it is often members of the National Guard who are tasked with the major search, rescue and relief efforts for victims on the ground. But how do they prepare for devastation like that left in the wake of Sunday's deadly tornado in Joplin, Missouri? For more on the relief efforts, and the rigorous training that goes into it, we speak with Major Tammy Spicer, Missouri National Guard State Public Affairs Officer.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Today the Federal Communications Commission will announce new rules for how service providers filter the spectrum of websites to their consumers. The issue of net neutrality has drawn passionate debate from all sides, including consumers who want equal access to all corners of the Internet, and companies that want to drive those consumers to their own services first. Brian Stelter, reporter for the Media Decoder blog at our partner The New York Times, weighs in on the FCC's new net neutrality regulations, and what they might mean for the future of the Internet.
Monday, October 18, 2010
Fox and Cablevision are fighting over retransmission rights causing subscribers to miss Fox programming including local sports games. Brian Stelter, media reporter for the New York Times, explains why Fox and Cablevision are fighting, why you can't watch programming that you pay for, and how to watch Fox programming in the meantime.
Listeners: Call us up and tell us how you've been watching Fox during this dispute. What are your Fox-Cablevision blackout solutions?
Thursday, August 19, 2010
According to White House officials, combat in Iraq ends on August 31, 2010, yet Brian Stelter, media reporter for The New York Times, wouldn't blame you if you thought that yesterday was the official end to Operation Iraqi Freedom. All the news channels, led by MSNBC, reported that the last U.S. combat brigade left Iraq yesterday. We'll take a look, along with Brian, at the media's coverage of yesterday's historic event.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
After decades of inflexible TV schedules, American home entertainment is swiftly shifting from something we watch live, at a scheduled time, to something we watch on-demand, whenever we choose. And the changes are visible almost everywhere. Our gaming consoles now offer us ESPN-on-demand. Netflix allows us watch movies instantly. This week, the FCC announced that they'll be paving the way for home viewers to watch theatrical film releases on opening day, and Comcast announced yesterday that they’ll be tripling the number of films they make available on-demand.
But how do all these on-demand technologies work, and how will they affect our entertainment options outside the home?
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
The Obama administration has made universal access to broadband Internet a top priority, but a new FCC study says that access or no access, 31 percent of Americans can't afford the cost.
Friday, January 22, 2010
- CONGRESS TAKEOUT: Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown arrives on Capitol Hill, and our Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, looks at what's next for the Democrats and health care reform.
- MEDIA TAKEOUT: Liberal radio network Air America will cease operations, filing bankruptcy after six years on the air. New York Times reporter Brian Stelter looks at why the network failed.