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NPR=National Public Rehab For Eliot Spitzer

The hardworking staff yields to no one in its admiration for the work of Guy Raz, anchor of NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered. Then again . . . Sunday’s WATC edition featured a segment, Today’s Wall Street Not Much Different … Continue reading

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Hey Guy, Where You Goin’ With That Mike In Your Hand?

Weekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz is a music enthusiast with a wide range of interests, which are reflected in the segments he does on his weekly NPR programs. Yesterday’s show included a story about the Monterey Jazz Festival … Continue reading

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WSJ NOT The Assignment Desk For NPR

Yesterday the hardworking staff wondered if there was any relationship between the Wall Street Journal’s Weekend Interview with Paul Johnson and a segment on Weekend All Things Considered, since both compared the current Middle East uprisings with the widespread European … Continue reading

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WSJ The Assignment Desk For NPR?

From the Wall Street Journal Weekend Interview with British historian Paul Johnson: Mr. Johnson says he doesn’t follow politics closely anymore, but he quickly warms to the subject of the Middle East. The rash of uprisings across the Arab world … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Jonathan Franzen At The BPL

America’s Litt-It Guy Jonathan Franzen entered a banged-out Rabb Lecture Hall at the Boston Public Library Saturday afternoon and tried to move the podium to the center of the stage. Unsuccessfully. Undaunted, Franzen proceeded to read the “Mistakes Were Made” … Continue reading

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NPR Drives Anchor To Drink

It all started a couple of weeks ago with a piece about salmon vodka. All Things Considered anchor Michelle Norris, during an interview with vice president of Alaska Distillery Scotti McDonald, brought in some folks to do a taste test. NORRIS: … Continue reading

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