Oct 13, 2003

Rich Tucker of the Heritage Foundation hammers public TV as an anachronism on Cybercast News Service. Tucker jumps on the bandwagon recently revived by law student Daniel Lyons in the Baltimore Sun, Atlanta Journal Constitution and other papers.
In Slate magazine, Stephen Metcalf tells how America's Test Kitchen wins over viewers despite or perhaps because of its "overwhelming wonkishness" of its food talk and the "studied crumminess" of its production values. He suspects the co-hosts are flirting with each other in some nerdy low-key way.
Aaron Barnhart of the Kansas City Star advises viewers how they can catch PBS shows like Independent Lens that local station KCPT chooses not to air.
A Wisconsin company has introduced a board game based on public radio's Whad'Ya Know?, complete with a Michael Feldman bobblehead, reports The Capital Times.