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Brown’s Weinstein on what literature says about our morning, noon, and night
Earlier this week, National Public Radio's "On Point with Tom Ashbrook" spent an hour picking the brain of Brown University's Arnold Weinstein, professor of comparative literature and author of Morning, Noon, and Night: Finding the Meaning of Life's St
| July 13, 2012
That sense of entitlement
I read myriad newspapers. I also listen to radio and television news reports (with an affinity for the BBC, which has always seemed to know how to do broadcast news).
Musing on “me, now, more”; hope in RI; marriage doesn’t need defending
| July 22, 2011
Shaking up Salt
A school that has quietly drawn to Portland, trained, and set loose around Maine a large number of journalists and other young creative professionals is entering a new phase, and not a decade too soon.
| July 01, 2011
The uncertain future of Rhode Island media
The endless, anguished debate over how to deliver local news in the Age of the Internet has not reached anything like a satisfying conclusion.
Breaking news or broken news?
| April 02, 2011
Reaching a new frontier
Shetterly's new memoir, Made for You and Me: Going West, Going Broke, Finding Home is the story of hardships — financial, familial, emotional — not usually the stuff that inspires switching places.
Book of the times
| March 11, 2011
Surrender monkeys: On the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' media kerfuffle
Most journalism professionals agree that it is appropriate that media organizations should ban reporters from attending certain types of events in the name of objectivity and limiting perceived bias.
| October 22, 2010
Ken Miller just can’t win
What’s an honorable man to do?
Brown biology professor attacked by Darwin-hating fundies and leftie atheists alike
| March 05, 2010
Dailies go Darwin
If you're a tree, you're probably feeling pretty good right now.
Reports of newspapers' death are exaggerated — but after the changes coming in 2009, will we still recognize them?
| December 30, 2008
No chopped liver
NPR's weekly quiz show, Wait Wait....Don't Tell Me , visits the Wang Theatre with some recognizable panelists.
Wait Wait in Boston
| November 13, 2008
With any institution in flux, it’s easier to pinpoint when things fell apart than when they were put back together.
WBUR has done a 180 under Paul La Camera, thanks, in part to some serious-news hires
| July 19, 2007
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