A controversy has raged in New York city over whether to retire the city’s carriage horses. Proponents believe it is cruel to force the horses to take customers for rides on congested, polluted streets and house them in small stalls.
Remember the good old days of radio. You probably don’t if you were born in the 40’s or later. But there was a time when there was no video, just audio coming often from
There are those who naturally care about people, including those less talented and those with disabilities. You can pick them out. They’re the ones going the extra distance to assist those who need a little extra help. (They don’t include the politicians who spend so much of their time demeaning, disrespecting and demonstrating incompetence.) This […]
The 11 pm news report began well enough tonight on Channel 2, the CBS flagship station in New York city, as the station apparently was the only media present when one of four people arrested early this morning was taken into custody for allegedly
For anyone interested in the current status of print journalism, don’t miss the public television program, “Black and White and Dead All Over.” It debuted tonight. (Image shows newspaper revenue 2003-2011.) As described by the program, “It’s a look at the
Broadcasting host Geraldo Rivera (pictured) lost his cool yesterday after he was cited for losing his national radio broadcast by another commentator. The usually civil Rivera lowered himself to the gutter when responding on Twitter
Some important things have happened. States have stepped up efforts to get at the mental health issues involved in so many killings. More gun control groups have appeared but their successes so far are limited.
Those behind the scenes in the media don’t get enough credit. The anchors of talk or interview programs are the ones out front and they deserve a lot of credit. But it takes many people to put together a
If you have a problem with a media personality, the best way to get your feelings noticed may be through advertisers. If those who market their products on these personalities’
Some of the Sunday shows went with their normal political guests today. Two exceptions were “Face the Nation” and “Meet the Press.” They devoted their entire hours to Nelson Mandela. Both with guests