Shop Talk

Shop Talk
2:29 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Shop Talk

May 6, 2008 – The panelists review how presidential campaign coverage has changed during the past few decades. Reporters have focused more on the personal life of candidates since the "Monkey Business" scandal of 1988. Is this for better or worse?

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2:56 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Shop Talk

Macomb, IL – The panelists discuss the mainstream media's proclivity for latching on to frivolous stories.

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2:22 am
Tue April 22, 2008

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April 22, 2008 – The panelists discuss the Chicago Tribune's decision to stop distributing the paper in some places. Much of central and southern Illinois will be impacted. The paper says the change is being made to save money.

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12:17 am
Tue April 15, 2008

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April 15, 2008 – The panelists discuss whether news anchors and reporters should be asked to voice commercials. The practice is becoming more common, especially in radio.

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2:44 am
Tue April 8, 2008

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April 8, 2008 – The panelists discuss recent cuts in TV news jobs at the local and network levels and how those cuts might impact the industry.

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