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Monday, August 03, 2009

On the Media co-host Bob Garfield looks at how businesses and institutions can adapt to the digital revolution. Underappreciated, our summer reading series, examines Andrei Bely's novel Petersburg. We'll also look at the life of leftist muckraker I. F. Stone. Plus, we take a sneak peak at a film festival about New York's train system. And, psychology professor Robert Feldman explains the motivations behind lying and deception.

The Chaos Scenario

Bob Garfield, Advertising Age editor-at-large and co-host of On the Media, documents how the digital revolution has separated the 350-year connection between mass media and mass marketing, and prescribes a new way for business and institutions to go forward in the changing media landscape. His book The ...

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Underappreciated: Petersburg by Andrei Bely

Our second Underappreciated segment of the summer is on Andrei Bely's Symbolist novel Petersburg, which Vladimir Nabokov ranked as one of the top four novels of the 20th century, along with Franz Kafa's Metamorphosis, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time, and James Joyce's Ulysses, to which it is ...

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American Radical

D. D. Guttenplan looks at the life of I. F. Stone, America's most celebrated investigative reporter. In American Radical: The Life and Times of I. F. Stone, he shows that Stone's achievements throughout his career grew out of the passion of his political beliefs and the radical faith ...

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The Subway and the City

Cassim Shepard, member of Urban Omnibus, an online project of the Architectural League, and filmmaker Manny Kirchheimer discuss New York's train system and how it has shaped the city over the last century. A conversation at the Brecht Forum, co-sponsored by Red Channels, on August 3 ...

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The Liar in Your Life

Psychology professor Robert Feldman, one of the world's leading authorities on deception, offers insights into how and why we lie, and how our culture has become increasingly tolerant of deception. In his new book, The Liar in Your Life: The Way to Truthful Relationships, he examines marital infidelity, ...

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