On Thursday, the modern State of Israel turns 68 years old. To mark this milestone, Lisa Lis, a local friend of mine, chose to wish Israel a happy birthday when it's her day to sponsor a day's broadcast on the Michigan Public Radio Network.
He says he means it this time.
Storytelling has a number of objectives, and ethical considerations are not necessarily compatible with these priorities. When we hear a story we want it to be engaging, we want to relate to interesting characters.
Here Be Monsters What it is: An appreciation of everything around us -- like revolving doors and Looney Toons -- that was
I personally would like to see a truly integrated media, with diversity threaded throughout big and small companies, legacy news organizations and startups. Media entrepreneurs need to understand why integrated media is not "feel-good" but essential in an America rapidly becoming majority-Latino and non-white.
Over the past few years the IRS has virtually stopped approving 501(c)(3) status for nonprofit news organizations. Even when applications for 501(c)(3) status aren't rejected outright, they are stacking up, unacted upon, for months and even years.
Could public funding save journalism? Wick Rowland, who is stepping down in March as President of Colorado Public Television, says a reasonable model to support thoughtful journalism is to provide more public funds for it.
Why do righty talk-radio hosts love to sit there in silent acquiescence as their guests say that Social Security is nothing but a disaster?
With funding tight and a desire to innovate in digital, Public Radio International has agreed to be acquired by WGBH, in
Just as FM radio and Billboard charts are quickly losing their relevance in the face of personally curated playlists, comedy podcasts, with their homegrown production values, are posing a threat to traditional entertainment programming like never before.