Mar 5, 2004

NPR's Tavis Smiley tells the New York Daily News he would never have disgraced New York Times reporter Jayson Blair on his show because he's "an embarrassment to any African-American journalist in this country."
Dee Davis, longtime Appalshop chief and producer of docs on public TV, helped fend off CBS's "reality" remake of Beverly Hillbillies and now intends to fight a UPN series that, critics say, will exploit Amish teenagers, the New York Times reports.