By jcoyne on June 4, 2012
Jim and Tom sit down with Caroline, a friend of Tom’s and current master’s student in media studies at the New School, for a conversation about nostalgia and memory. Spoilers about the season one finale of “Mad Men” at around the 2 minute mark… if you care, skip to 4:00!
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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.