Mar 28, 2005
Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street Week played a small role in the Internet speculation bubble, writes Jay Hancock, a Baltimore Sun business journalist, but its contributions were greater as originator of financial journalism on TV.
Posted by Steve at 5:13 PM
In a new example of the creeping commercial- ization of PTV under- writing, spots plugging burrito chain Chipotle will spoof pledge drives and Masterpiece Theatre, the New York Times reports. The 15-second ads, er, credits will accompany American Public Television's How to Cook Everything: Bittman Takes On America's Chefs beginning in April.
Posted by Jeremy Egner at 12:01 PM
This story in the New York Times suggests that Washington's indecency crusade will only get tougher with the departure of Michael Powell from the FCC. It also contains the following quote, excerpted from a dissenting opinion penned by new commission chairman Kevin J. Martin: "Despite my colleagues' assurance that there appeared to be a safe distance between the prostitute and the horse, I remain uncomfortable."
Posted by Jeremy Egner at 10:39 AM