By jcoyne on April 19, 2012
In a follow-up to their previous podcast, Jim and Tom pick up where they left off, honing in on the nitty-gritty of day-to-day news reporting. We try to identify whether news media should try to “push” stories that are more “important” to listeners—and whether regulators should balance serious coverage with “interest stories”—and fail.
By jcoyne on April 17, 2012
Jim and Tom announce their new format (new material every Tuesday and Thursday!), and share a conversation about the news media and how they shape our understanding of the world. We begin with a clip from our interview with documentary filmmaker Paul Devlin and try to explore the ways that different individuals and organizations “package” […]
By jcoyne on April 16, 2012
Further information is often required when it comes to news as we know it today. What is the current state of news? Television programs, newspapers, magazines, documentaries, blogs, Twitter, and many other media sources provide an onslaught of what is going on in the world. How effective are they really in getting the story across […]
By jcoyne on April 11, 2012
Jim and Tom sit down with five-time Emmy Award winner Paul Devlin, who discusses two of his documentaries, “Blast!” and “Power Trip,” along with the ways in which they’re promoted. email: JimAndTom@OpenDoorRapport.com