Category: "public television"

In All Truthiness

March 18th, 2012
This has been a humiliating week for Mike Daisey. Now that he has confessed on public radio (Marketplace and This American Life) that parts of his monologue, ?The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,? were fictionalized to ?get through to people… more »

Taking Vice Seriously

October 2nd, 2008
This time tomorrow we?ll know how Sarah Palin and Joe Biden fared under the debate lite rules the parties agreed to for tonight?s engagement. (You might check out what Slate says at http://www.slate.com/id/2201334/pagenum/all/) Can Palin hide her… more »

The Oracle Speaks

August 27th, 2008
Hillary has spoken and it is good. Senator Clinton?s speech Tuesday night to assembled Democrats and watchers around the nation and the world was superb. The historian Michael Beschloss said it was the best he?d heard her give. Like a lot of… more »