Recent NPR’s On the Media podcast listening

November 6, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 06 November 2009)
The ethical dilemma of reporting from Waziristan; say hello to pay walls; the real story of a famous Berlin Wall moment

November 13, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 13 November 2009)
The dismal state of health and medical reporting on morning news shows; why the internet is not a doctor; Venezuela bans violent video games

November 20, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 20 November 2009)
The media’s coverage of the President’s trip to China; a blow to investigative journalism in China; a play about a Seattle newsroom.

November 27, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 27 November 2009)
Special: The past, present and future of the book.

December 4, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 04 December 2009)
Show Summary: presidential speeches not so influential

December 11, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 11 December 2009)
Show Summary: climate change doubt spikes up

December 18, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 18 December 2009)
Our life stories both on and offline: a history of the memoir, plus how journalists, sources and newspapers reckon with the ubiquity of online archives in the age of Google

December 25, 2009 (On The Media: Friday, 25 December 2009)
An anniversary of Y2K panic; a history of horror films; how Hitchcock’s “Psycho” changed everything

January 1, 2010 (On The Media: Friday, 01 January 2010)
The year’s most flagrant (and entertaining) newspaper mistakes; the Washington press corps’ 19-year-old copy editor; the art of the ambush interview

January 8, 2010 (On The Media: Friday, 08 January 2010)

January 15, 2010 (On The Media: Friday, 15 January 2010)
Trying to rebuild the Haitian media; Guantanamo like we’ve never seen before; the fight over cameras in the Prop 8 court battle

January 22, 2010 (On The Media: Friday, 22 January 2010)
The ethics of medical journalism in Haiti; searching for meaning in the Massachusetts election; tabloids, then and now

January 29, 2010 (On The Media: Friday, 29 January 2010)
The meaning of “middle class”; covering Haiti after the initial crisis; iPad: awesome or…meh?

February 5, 2010 (On The Media: Friday, 05 February 2010)


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