Sinopse

Award-winning journalist and public radio veteran John Carroll gives his perspective on today's hottest topics.

Episódios

  • Presidential Fundraising

    Presidential Fundraising

    06/08/2008 Duração: 03min

    During June, Republican presidential candidate John McCain raised $22 million, while Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama raised $52 million. Not surprisingly, their letters to potential contributors were quite different. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Newspaper Obituaries

    Newspaper Obituaries

    06/08/2008 Duração: 03min

    There are still some things only your daily newspaper can provide. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Google

    Google

    30/07/2008 Duração: 02min

    Google has granted powerful and instantaneous access to unlimited information. But is it affecting our ability to dig deeper? More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Amanpour White Ribbon

    Amanpour White Ribbon

    23/07/2008 Duração: 02min

    John Carroll examines the vast gray area between objectivity and subjectivity in journalism. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse

    17/07/2008 Duração: 03min

    Why is it so captivating to watch this prodigious soul singer burn out before our eyes and ears? More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Obama Housing

    Obama Housing

    09/07/2008 Duração: 03min

    Want to compare the value of TV vs. print in the arena of news media? John Carroll uses the presidential campaign as a litmus test. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • 1960 World Series

    1960 World Series

    02/07/2008 Duração: 03min

    John Carroll remembers the series that, for him, drove home just how exciting baseball can be. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Nabokov

    Nabokov

    25/06/2008 Duração: 03min

    Nabokov fans can rejoice in Dmitri Nabokov's decision to go against the wishes of his late father, Vladimir Nabokov, to destroy his final, unfinished novel. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Green Hotels

    Green Hotels

    11/06/2008 Duração: 03min

    The sacrifices of being green More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Ignition Interlocks

    Ignition Interlocks

    04/06/2008 Duração: 03min

    Will drunken celebrities set a precedent for legislating the need for breathalyzers in all cars? More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • FDA Tobacco

    FDA Tobacco

    28/05/2008 Duração: 03min

    The FDA could take over the regulation of tobacco products. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • John Birch Society

    John Birch Society

    21/05/2008 Duração: 02min

    The John Birch Society speaks out against the North American Union of Mexico, Canada, and the United States. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Eight Belles

    Eight Belles

    14/05/2008 Duração: 04min

    Remembering Eight Belles and another filly who broke down in 1975, Ruffian. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Weight Watchers

    Weight Watchers

    07/05/2008 Duração: 03min

    Ads for the diet giant turn from the traditional advertising formula of selling need. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Encyclopedia of Life

    Encyclopedia of Life

    30/04/2008 Duração: 03min

    If it's alive, you'll someday be able to find it, cataloged at an ambitious new website-the Encyclopedia of Life. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Charlie Rose

    Charlie Rose

    23/04/2008 Duração: 03min

    John Carroll discovers a hidden gem on YouTube. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Mangled Phrases

    Mangled Phrases

    16/04/2008 Duração: 03min

    Just like its cousin the mixed metaphor, the mangled phrase is becoming part of the media's vernacular. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader

    09/04/2008 Duração: 03min

    Ralph Nader is running for president. Again. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Felix Feneon

    Felix Feneon

    02/04/2008 Duração: 03min

    At the turn of the 20th century, long before the advent of the Internet, French anarchist and art critic Felix Feneon was writing like a blogger. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

  • Hillary Rodham Nixon?

    Hillary Rodham Nixon?

    26/03/2008 Duração: 03min

    John Carroll is puzzled by the media's recent predilection for comparing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with former president Richard Nixon. More commentary from John Carroll Support WGBH

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