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Jun 21, 2019

2010: No matter on what side of the political fence you sit, today is a day you’ll no doubt long remember: it’s the day a federal health care policy—some would say “system”—emerged after long debate. One day it will likely be remembered as a key accomplishment of President Barack Obama. By sheer luck of...


Jun 21, 2019

2010: Jim Gaines and I have lots in common. We both have popular blogs on TrueSlant.com about media topics. We both converted from typewriters to computers at one point in our careers. And, of course, we both were once editor of Time, Life and People magazines.

JIM GAINES podcast excerpt: "Content is migrating to the...


Oct 12, 2018

If you’re going to come on this show and talk to Mr. Media, you probably couldn’t be hurt by spending a little time reading the blog of a guy who calls himself “Mr. Media Training.” We may sound alike in name, but Brad Phillips and I really serve two completely different purposes – and we’ve got the...


Aug 19, 2018

Apparently, there is something screwy with America’s many state lotteries. This Sunday at 7 p.m. on “Dateline NBC,” correspondent Chris Hansen and his team investigate lottery scams. Hansen, one of the best-known reporters at NBC News and “Dateline NBC” skyrocketed to prominence as the host of “To Catch a...


Aug 19, 2018

Who’s afraid of Chris Hansen? You? Really? And you? And… you? I’m sorry I asked. Boy, you think you know people! Hansen, one of the best-known reporters at NBC News and “Dateline NBC” skyrocketed to prominence as the host of “To Catch a Predator.” If you’re preying on underage boys or girls, you don’t...