David Sirota appears in the following:
Thursday, July 24, 2014
In his latest column, David Sirota, author and columnist with The International Business Times, profiles a fight in Tennessee over plans to make super-fast Internet cheaper and more accessible. He talks about the battle with Comcast, the proposed merger with Time Warner, and what it may mean for New York.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
An investigation by the website Pando Daily shows possible widespread violations of state and federal pay-to-play laws in New Jersey.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Talking about marijuana, President Obama recently said “I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.” Denver-based journalist David Sirota talks about the connection between alcohol and marijuana and how alcohol played a role in the campaign to legalize marijuana .
Thursday, August 23, 2012
David Sirota, contributing writer for Harper’s, talks about his article “The Only Game in Town.” He argues that after so many newspapers have gone out of business, the lack of competition means the newspapers left in some markets to have unprecedented influence—but they're not chasing scoops in the same way, they're cutting back on investigative journalism and legal vetting, and they end up supporting the business agenda of their owners. “The Only Game in Town” appears in the September issue of Harper’s magazine.
Thursday, September 01, 2011
Hollywood and the Pentagon have a long history of cooperation. On today’s Backstory segment David Sirota, a journalist radio host and author of Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now, examines how the Department of Defense leans on major studios to change their scripts in ways that promote militarism.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
David Sirota, radio show host and author of Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live In Now, talks about the continuing influence of the Reagan years.
Sirota thinks that the 1980s are hard to sum up in a few keywords or simple phrase. Can you characterize the decade?!