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Remembering Charles Osgood

The radio and TV newscaster Charles Osgood died this week at 91 years old. A Fordham graduate, a longtime friend and a real mensch, Charles was a professional hero of mine and a towering inspiration for broadcasters. 

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January’s Baker’s Dozen

A brutal month for the US media.

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Media on Media

The effects of war, on the ground in Gaza and in US newsrooms.

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A Look Back, and Ahead, at the Stories Shaping Media 

From AI to Disney, the stories defining media.

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Media on Media

A former NYT editor on how the Paper of Record lost its way, and more.

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An Interview with Norman Lear

Some highlights of my conversation with Lear in 2012 at Fordham.

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December’s Baker’s Dozen

Univision’s news coverage raises eyebrows, Europe confronts AI and more.

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Media on Media

A roundup of recommended takes on the media, by the media.

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2024: The Year of AI Elections

A novel factor in the coming year’s elections is how AI, which has improved with startling speed over the past 12 months, will upend political campaigns and voting processes.

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Western Coverage of the Israel-Hamas War

Media treatment of the events has generated its own bitter controversies.

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