Sep 28, 2005

Public Radio International will distribute Here and Now, a midday news program produced by WBUR-FM in Boston. The show airs on 40 stations.
The Boston Globe profiles Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR's On Point: "Fans praise Ashbrook's interruptions, his injection of urgency, his tendency to summarize guests' points in his own tart words. Critics grumble about those same traits, saying he steps on answers and dampens thoughts." (Via Romenesko.)