This was just too good to pass up.
“If Brian Lehrer is Spock and Leonard Lopate is McCoy, Who is Brooke Gladstone?:”
That’s it with the the Trek meme.
And in no particular order…
Ira Glass “works” for National Public Radio.
We get this a lot. “This American Life” is produced by WBEZ in Chicago and distributed by Public Radio International, not NPR. Glass once worked at National Public Radio, but he left those warrens to follow his own muse. The TAL website is copyright © 2008, Chicago Public Radio and Ira Glass, suggesting that the latter enjoys some sort of ownership rights of the program.
One of our own will be spending some time at that other university (you know, the one across the river): The estimable Martha Bebinger, one of 90.9’s crackerjack health reporters and keeper of Commonhealth, the go-to destination for incisive perspectives on the issue of healthcare reform in the Bay State (and, not incidentally, our most successful blog-like experiment to date), is now a 2009-2010 Nieman Fellow.
An interesting coincidence, is it not, that much of Bob Oakes’ field research is conducted tableside at local eateries?
The Morning Edition host diligently digs into some oysters … er, I mean is digging up a big, important news story alongside Legal Seafood CEO Roger Berkowitz.