White Teeth, a television adaptation of the best-selling book, “captures a more complicated and satisfying aspect of the novel: the poignancy and redemptive sweetness of the losers who populate [Zadie] Smith’s comic vision,” writes a New York Times reviewer. The … Continue reading
David Isay will unveil StoryCorps, a national oral history project, later this year. As he tells the New York Times, “This is our beachhead against ‘The Bachelor.’”
Walter Cronkite and CNN anchor Aaron Brown are the latest TV journalists to agree to appear on public TV stations in infomercials paid for by manufacturers. The New York Times put the spotlight on American Review and other series of … Continue reading
A Star Tribune review of Studio 360 calls PRI “public radio’s equivalent of HBO in terms of turning out cutting-edge programming.”
Astronomers have named asteroid #26858 “Misterrogers” in honor of the late children’s TV host, reports NEPA News. (Via randomWalks.) PBS will distribute a live broadcast of Rogers’ memorial service May 3.
The Jewish Action Taskforce has rescheduled protests against NPR’s coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They will take place at NPR’s D.C. headquarters and at member stations May 14.
The Miami Herald has agreed to produce news segments for the city’s WLRN-FM, reports the Herald.