Commentaries

BBC’s NEWSHOUR

Presidential Primary Politics and Super PACs (4/24/12)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00qrxj2

NPR’s ON THE MEDIA

The People’s Pledge Holds, For Now (8/31/12)

http://www.onthemedia.org/2012/aug/31/peoples-pledge-holds-now/

NPR’s HERE AND NOW

Twitter Experiments with New Features (8/29/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/08/29/twitter-new-features

The Battle of the Super PACs (8/15/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/08/15/super-pacs-battle

Companies Integrate Ads Into Social Media To Stay Relevant (8/1/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/08/01/consumer-generated-ads

Is That Yelp Review Legit? (7/2/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/07/02/yelp-legal-questions

Once King Of Creativity And Marketing, Apple Struggles (6/18/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/06/18/apple-creativity-struggles

World Cup Marketing: Global Push From Mega Brands (6/9/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/06/09/world-cup-marketing

Primary Election Campaigns Focusing On Family Ties (5/19/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/05/19/election-family-ties

Burger King’s Subservient Chicken Is Back (5/1/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/05/01/subservient-chicken-returns

Marketers Drill Into Customer Data Like Never Before (3/21/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/03/21/customer-data-marketing

The Super Bowl Was A Bust, But What About The Ads? (2/3/14)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/02/03/superbowl-puppy-seinfeld

Health Law Deadline Prompts Fresh Crop of Ads (12/19/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/12/19/health-law-ads

Forbes And Snapchat: Are The Valuations Right? (11/25/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/11/25/forbes-snapchat-valuations

Advertising Takes Off On Twitter (10/25/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/10/25/advertising-twitter-ipo

Love of Lego Goes Beyond Building Things (9/3/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/09/03/love-of-lego

E-Cigarettes Enjoy Perks of Being Unregulated (8/1/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/08/01/e-cigarettes-unregulated

Would You Let Your TV Watch You? (7/17/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/07/17/tv-watching-you

It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s A Marketing Campaign! (6/14/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/06/14/man-of-steel

Are Hollywood Stars Ruining Kickstarter? (5/8/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/05/08/kickstarter-rich-starter

Celebrities Head For The Board Room (3/6/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/03/06/celebrities-board-room

Super Bowl Ads: Winners And Losers (2/4/13)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/02/04/super-bowl-spots

Advice to Pope: Sharpen Up Your Tweets (12/28/12)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/12/28/twitter-advice-pope

‘Native Advertising’ Disguises Ads As News Stories (11/22/12)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/11/22/native-advertising-carroll

Addressable TV Ads: Your TV May Be Watching You (10/9/12) 

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/10/09/targeted-tv-ads

Campaigns Strike Gold with Celebrity Dinners (6/11/12)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/06/11/campaigns-celebrity-dinners

Super PACs Help Fund Primary Ad Wars (3/5/12)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/03/05/super-pacs-advertisement

Super Bowl: Amateurs Beat Out Madison Avenue (2/6/12)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/02/06/super-bowl-commercials

Negative Ads Dominate Airwaves In Iowa (1/2/12)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/01/02/negative-ads-iowa

Candidates Reach Into Digital Bag Of Tricks To Poach Support (12/9/11)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/12/09/candidates-digital-strategy

Twitter ‘Giveth And Taketh Away’ For Presidential Candidates (11/10/11)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/11/10/twitter-gop-race

News Organizations Cash In On Quickie E-Books (8/3/11)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/08/03/newspapers-cash-ebook

Your Tweets Could Star In Commercials, Books, Even TV Shows (6/16/11)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/06/16/twitter-tweets-commercial

Tweeting Their Way to the White House (5/10/11)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/05/10/tweet-presidential-hopefuls

Super Bowl’s Pre-Pre-Game Show Brought To You By Rent-A-Center (2/4/11)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/02/04/super-bowl-ads

Companies Cave to Anti-Social Media Campaigns (10/25/10)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2010/10/rundown-1025/

Candidates Copy Fashion, But May Lack Flair, Of Sen. Scott Brown (8/26/10)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2010/08/rundown-826-2/

Super Bowl Ad Kicks Up Controversy (1/28/10)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2010/01/rundown-128-2/

Is Chrysler Selling Cars or Cause? (12/25/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/12/rundown-1225/

“Don’t Be Creepy”/Google (11/16/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/11/rundown-1116/

And Now This Commercial Interruption (8/14/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/08/3372/

Tweet This! (7/29/09)

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2009/07/29/rundown-729

GM’s Image Control (6/11/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/06/rundown-611/

No Escaping Commercials (5/11/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/05/rundown-511/

Obama Communication Problems (3/20/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/03/rundown-320/

McFlurries Anyone? (3/12/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/03/rundown-312/

Not Bowled Over by Super Bowl Ads (2/2/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/02/rundown-202/

How Are Rights Changing Under Obama? (1/29/09)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2009/01/rundown-0129/

“The View” and the Election (10/29/08)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2008/10/show-rundown-for-10292008/

Truth Squading the Candidates (10/12/08)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2008/10/show-rundown-for-1012008/

Senate Races Get Nasty (10/8/08)

http://www.hereandnow.org/2008/10/show-rundown-for-1082008/

NPR’s ONLY A GAME

ESPN’s 30th Anniversary (9/5/09)

http://www.onlyagame.org/2009/09/saturday-september-5-2009/

Super Bowl Ads (1/31/09)

http://www.onlyagame.org/2009/01/saturday-january-31st-2009/

PRI’s LIVING ON EARTH

Monsters, Manipulation, and the Message from Nuclear Films (3/26/11)

http://bit.ly/fi9ByG

BP’s Image Problem (6/11/10)

http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.htm?programID=10-P13-00024&segmentID=6

Audi’s Green Police (2/13/10)

http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.htm?programID=10-P13-00007&segmentID=6

WBUR’S RADIO BOSTON

Week in Review: Market Basket, Governor’s Race, Blue Hill Ave. (8/29/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/08/29/week-in-review-market

Week in Review: James Foley, Police Militarization, Governor Race (8/22/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/08/22/week-in-review-james-foley-police-militarization-race-for-governor

Week in Review: Beacon Hill Legislation, New Red Sox (8/1/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/08/01/week-in-review-114

Week in Review: Market Basket, Federal Convictions, Immigration (7/25/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/07/25/week-in-review-113

Week in Review: Minimum Wage, Opiates, Boston Olympics (6/13/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/06/13/wir-min-wage-dem-convention

Week In Review: Student Housing, Casino Upheaval, GOP Turmoil (5/9/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/05/09/wir-casino

New Hampshire Senate Race Draws Outside Money (4/23/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/04/23/new-hampshire-senate

Week in Review: Scott Brown, Marathon Security, Minimum Wage (3/14/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/03/14/wir-brown-marathon-minwage

Week in Review: Tsarnaev, State Of The State, Murder In Mattapan (1/31/14)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2014/01/31/week-in-review-tsarnaev-state-of-the-state-murder-in-mattapan

Week in Review: Special Election, Casinos, Future of Lawrence (11/29/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/11/29/week-in-review-special-election-casinos-the-future-of-lawrence

Week In Review: A Danvers Murder, Taxi Report, Mayor’s Race (10/25/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/10/25/wir-danvers-taxis-mayors

Boston Mayor’s Race Has Few Ads, Divided Interests (10/22/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/10/22/mayoral-ads-2

Week in Review: Races for Mayor, Governor, Congress (9/20/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/09/20/week-in-review-races-for-mayor-governor-congress

How to Reach a Boston Voter (9/10/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/09/10/how-to-reach-a-boston-voter

Mayoral Advertising in Boston (8/15/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/08/15/mayoral-advertising-in-boston

The Future of the Boston Globe (8/5/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/08/05/the-future-of-the-boston-globe

Week in Review: ‘Whitey,’ Rakes, Flemmi, Tsarnaev (7/19/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/07/19/week-in-review-whitey-rakes-flemmi-tsarnaev

Week In Review: Esplanade Security, Whitey Tapes, Budget Debacle (7/5/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/07/05/wir-security-whitey-budget

Senate Race: T Minus Two Weeks (6/11/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/06/11/senate-two-weeks

Week in Review: ‘Fishy Business’ Edition (5/31/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/05/31/week-in-review-fishy-business-edition

Political Rundown: Murray Resignation, Senate Race (5/22/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/05/22/political-rundown

WIR: Bomb Suspect Moved, Senate Race Returns, Changes At BPS (4/26/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/04/26/week

The Money It Takes to Be Mayor (4/4/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/04/04/the-money-it-takes-to-be-mayor

Special Senate Race Heats Up (3/28/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/03/28/senate

Week in Review: Senate Race, Phoenix Wraps, Whitey Shocker (3/15/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/03/15/week-in-review-106

Week In Review: Senate Race; Storm Aftermath; Whitey In Court (2/15/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/02/15/week-in-review-102

Cowan Named Interim U.S. Senator (1/30/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/01/30/mo-cowan

Week in Review: Patrick on Taxes, Carmen Ortiz, Gun Control (1/18/13)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2013/01/18/week-in-review-99

The Year in News (12/28/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/12/28/the-year-in-news

Week in Review: Election Edition (11/9/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/11/09/week-in-review-election-edition

Polling Turnaround: Warren Now Leads Brown (10/24/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/10/24/wbur-senate-poll

Week in Review: It’s Debate Season (10/12/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/10/12/week-in-review-debates

Week in Review: Chemist Arrested, Brown-Warren Heats Up (9/28/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/09/28/wir-lab-debate-silber

Week in Review: Romney’s Big Week (8/31/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/08/31/republican-national-convention

Week In Review: Violence Shakes Boston Communities (8/17/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/08/17/week-in-review-violence

Week In Review: Senate Candidates Speak Out On Gun Control (7/27/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/07/27/week-in-review-94

Week in Review: Romney/Mandate, Tierney (7/6/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/07/06/week-in-review-92

Brown, Warren Argue Over Debate Conditions (6/20/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/06/20/brown-warren-debates

Week in Review: Greig, MA Unemployment (6/15/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/06/15/mass-unemployment-may

Week in Review: WFNX Sold, Schilling Defaults (5/18/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/05/18/schilling-video-game-default

Week in Review: Health Costs, Mass. Senate Race (5/4/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/05/04/week-in-review-90

Week in Review: Cahill Indicted, Big Dig Trouble (4/6/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/04/06/week-in-review-89

Colbert Attack Ads on Romney Hit S.C. Airwaves (1/17/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/01/17/colbert-romney-attack-ad

Live from the Airwaves: Political Advertising Packs a Punch (1/9/12)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/01/09/live-from-the-airwaves-political-advertising-packs-a-punch

Candidates, Super PACs Spar In Early Primary States (12/22/11)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/12/22/candidates-and-super-pac

Mass. Senate Political Ads Hit The Airwaves (11/18/11)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/11/18/ma-senate-political-ads

In N.H., Tactics Shift On The Ground And Over Airwaves (10/26/11)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/10/26/new-hampshire-primary

Missing the Message in New Hampshire (8/15/11)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/08/15/john-carroll-nh-media

In Obama Visit To Boston, Herald Plays Left Out (5/18/11)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/05/18/obama-herald-fundraise

Extra Spin Cycle: The Media on the Media (1/13/11)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2011/01/13/media-watching

Connecticut Wiped Off New England Map (12/14/10)

http://radioboston.wbur.org/2010/12/14/ct-tourism

Campaign Ads Are Calling, Are You Listening? (11/2/10)

http://www.wbur.org/2010/11/02/campaign-ads-2

Who Approved This Message: A Look at Campaign Ads (10/21/10)

http://www.wbur.org/2010/10/21/campaign-ads

Campaign Ads Invade Mass. Homes (9/29/10)

http://www.wbur.org/2010/09/29/campaign-ads-invade-mass-homes

Boston Mayoral Election (10/26/09)

http://www.radioboston.org/shows/2009/10/26/boston-mayoral-election-nov-3rd/

WBUR’S COGNOSCENTI

‘The Newsroom,’ Season 2: HBO Journodrama Jumps the Snark (7/16/13)

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/07/16/newsroom-recap-john-carroll

‘Mad Men': The Redemption of Don Draper? (6/25/13)

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/06/25/mad-men-season-6-episode-13-john-carroll

Why Sponsored Content Is Bad For Journalism (3/19/13)

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/03/19/native-advertising-journalism-john-carroll

Sex, Violence And Goats Eating Chips: Super Bowl Ads (1/24/13)

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/01/24/superbowl-ads-john-carroll

Facebook Announcements Can Be Confusing. Let Us Explain (12/6/12)

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2012/12/06/facebook-privacy-john-carroll

Reality A No-Show In 2012 (9/5/12)

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2012/09/05/no-reality-2012-john-carroll

WBUR’s MORNING EDITION

U.S. Senate Media (11/3/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/11/03/senate-media

U.S. Senate Advertising (10/2/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/10/02/senate-advertising

Gates-gate Media (7/28/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/07/28/gates-media

It’s Good to Live in a Two-Newspaper Town (7/21/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/07/21/two-paper-coverage

Times Wants “Clean” Globe for Sale (6/16/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/06/16/globe-suitors

FDA Smoke and Mirrors (6/12/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/06/12/fda-tobacco

Paper Shredding At the Globe (6/5/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/06/05/globe-presence

Eye on BI (5/20/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/05/20/bi-ad-campaign

Boston Mayoral Ads (5/15/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/05/15/mayoral-ads

Globe Preaches to Wrong Choir (4/24/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/04/24/globe-commentary

Massachusetts Tourism Campaign (4/17/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/04/17/mass-tourism

Globe Documents Own Dismantling (4/10/09)

http://www.wbur.org/2009/04/10/carroll-the-globe-documents-its-own-dismantling

WGBH’s MORNING EDITION

John Carroll’s Take (2007/2008)

feed://streams.wgbh.org/online/carroll/carroll.xml

CAMBRIDGE FORUM/NPR

Moderator: Wendell Potter, Deadly Spin  (11/30/10)

http://forum-network.org/lecture/deadly-spin-how-pr-killing-health-care-and-undermining-democracy