Jul 22, 2002
Of the networks, PBS had the most news Emmy nominations this year, Reuters reports on Yahoo.com.
Posted by Steve at 5:42 PM
Showtime cable network will docu-dramatize the saga of preteen reporters LeAlan and Lloyd Newman—Chicago kids who teamed with pubradio's David Isay and Gary Covino to sweep the awards with "Ghetto Life 101" in 1993 and "Remorse" in 1996. Our America comes to cable July 28, 30 and Aug. 2. [Current coverage of "Remorse."]
Posted by Steve at 5:36 PM
Frontline producer Ofra Bikel recently spoke with NPR about the importance of media access to prisoners. (RealAudio.) Another Frontliner, Lowell Bergman, tells MSNBC.com that the media, swept up in the glitz of the late-90s New Economy, handled business titans with kid gloves. "I can’t remember any billionaire who was criticized on 60 Minutes," he says. "Robert Maxwell, Donald Trump, Leona Helmsley, Jack Welch—they all got positive stories.”
Posted by Mike at 10:28 AM