New Media

The Takeaway

Michael Jackson Resurrected in New Album

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Michael Jackson died in 2009, but for the second time since then, the King of Pop has a set of new songs coming out. The album, Xscape, goes on sale today, and features demos of unreleased vocal tracks that Jackson recorded in the 1980s and 1990s.


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 Brian Lehrer Show

Newsweek Print Edition Dies

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Bob Garfield, co-host of On the Media and author of The Chaos Scenario, and Stephen Shepard, founding dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, discuss the demise of the print edition of Newsweek and what it means for journalism.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Media Manipulator

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Ryan Holiday, media strategist, director of marketing at American Apparel and the author of Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator, shares his insights on how to publicize and market using new media tools.

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The Takeaway

New Hampshire Primary in Tweets

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The battle for the New Hampshire primary plays out on TV screens, newspapers, and the internet as results come in throughout the night. One way to tell the story of this event is through Twitter, by seeing how pundits, politicians, pranksters and across the country reacted to the results. Takeaway co-host John Hockenberry tells the story of the New Hampshire primary according to tweets.


The Takeaway

Casey Anthony Trial: A Landmark Case for the Media

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

After deliberating for 10 hours yesterday, the jury in the Casey Anthony trial reached a not guilty verdict. The Florida mother was accused of killing her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008. Ultimately, jurors rejected the prosecution's allegations that Anthony had suffocated her daughter with duct-tape and dumped her body in a wooded area. The case captivated the nation for three years and the methods news outlets used to cover the trial may have permanently changed they way the media will report on high-profile court cases in the future.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Internet as Religion

Friday, June 10, 2011

Jim Gilliam, founder of political software company 3dna, explains why the internet is his religion and how he's working to develop online tools to change the world.

Watch Jim's hit speech from the Personal Democracy Forum below.

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