August 19, 2008 – The panelists talk about the dwindling number of reporters assigned to cover the Illinois Statehouse. So far this year, media outlets have eliminated two bureaus and four reporting positions from the Statehouse.
August 12, 2008 – The panelists talk about product placement during newscasts. The New York Times recently reported that a Las Vegas television station used coffee cups from a fast food franchise as props during its morning news program.
July 29, 2008 – The panelists discuss the recent sale of a group of commercial radio stations in Macomb. Once the deal is finalized, all of Macomb's commercial radio stations will be owned by the same company.
July 22, 2008 – The panelists continue their discussion of Edward Murrow's "Wires and Lights in a Box" speech. They talk about whether reporters should advocate on an issue, or if they should simply present facts in as objective of a manner as possible.