Shop Talk

Shop Talk
1:49 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Shop Talk

May 1, 2007 – The topic is Arbitron's decision to start using portable people meters rather than diaries to measure radio listenership. The company hopes this will provide data that's more accurate than what's currently available.

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2:50 am
Tue April 24, 2007

Shop Talk

April 24, 2007 – The topic is Freedom of Information Act requests filed with Illinois State Police. A study by the Springfield State Journal-Register found the agency routinely turns down requests for public information and sometimes ignores them altogether.

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2:02 am
Tue April 17, 2007

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April 17, 2007 – The topic is citizen journalists. A TV station in California laid off most of its news staff and is asking the community to help provide local coverage. In addition, some big media corporations are soliciting videos for on-line use - and possible broadcast - but don't pay contributors.

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3:15 am
Tue April 10, 2007

Shop Talk

April 10, 2007 – The panelists talk about video blogger Josh Wolf, who spent 226 days in prison before being released after reaching a deal with prosecutors. Wolf agreed to turn over uncut video from a protest in San Francisco - video which he's also now posted on his website - but he refused to testify before a grand jury about what happened at the protest or who participated in it.

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2:20 am
Tue April 3, 2007

Shop Talk

April 3, 2007 – The panelists discuss the ways candidates try to circumvent reporters and the public in order to avoid the hard questions and control the message.

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