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Conservatives on Ferguson

Friday, December 05, 2014

Bob speaks with reporter David Weigel about how conservative media talk about the shooting death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson.

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The Takeaway

The Truth About Electromagnetic Fields

Monday, December 01, 2014

Some studies in the late 80s showed a possible connection between cancer and living near power lines. Though subsequent researched showed no effect, it's tough to get people "unscared."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Two 'New York's: Digital Now, Print Every Other Week

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

New York magazine is going bi-monthy. Editor Adam Moss told Brian Lehrer that it was a cost-saving measure, but also one that "reflects the way people read now. People are being deluged… by choices… so we wanted to separate reading experiences. We have what we do on the web…and the more deliberative magazine."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Editor: Jim VandeHei

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

New York City media is getting a shake-up this week, from New York magazine changing its print publication schedule, and POLITICO making a big play for local eyeballs. Today: Jim VandeHei, Co-Founder of POLITICO, now CEO and President for Capital New York, discusses the re-launch of Capital and the POLITICO approach to media.

(Programming Note: tune in Wednesday for an interview with Adam Moss of New York magazine.)


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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Carr on Why Old School Media Hangs On

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

It turns out, the future of media consumption isn't that different from its past. David Carr of the New York Times discusses why "legacy media" is doing better than expected.

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The Medium is the Massage: Celebrating Marshall McLuhan's Legacy

Friday, July 15, 2011

Long before Facebook friends, RSS feeds and online shopping became part of everyday lingo, the Canadian media guru Marshall McLuhan studied the development of mass communication and the effects it would have on America's social landscape.

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