Apr 7, 2003

Corey Flintoff name-checked in the Apr. 5 Zippy comic strip.
The Chicago Sun-Times' Lloyd Sachs praises NPR's Anne Garrels, one of the few American journalists still in Baghdad. "There may be no one on the air who better conveys the difficult mood swings that this kind of assignment can produce, or its utter lack of glamor," he writes. (Via Romenesko.)
"The spirit of documentary filmmaking is thriving, but it is against the odds that you will make money doing it," comments filmmaker Thom Powers, in an LA Times feature about the financial struggles of documentarians. Powers' film "Guns and Mothers," about women who lost sons to gun violence, airs on PBS's Independent Lens in May.