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Fox's 'Touch' = A smoldering Sutherland, pseudo-religious hokum, and a 'magical Negro'new

TV networks have always had a weakness for mysticism, from The Twilight Zone to The X-Files to Lost.
San Antonio Current  |  Dean Robbins  |  04-02-2012  |  TV

'Burma VJ' is a Journalistic Masterpiecenew

This gripping doc makes an airtight argument for the absolute necessity of a free press, and it should be required viewing for anyone thinking of becoming any kind of journalist.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  06-26-2009  |  Reviews

More News from PBS: 'Worldfocus' Makes its Debutnew

PBS has a new new nightly show, Worldfocus, which debuted nationally Oct. 6. The half-hour news program features what anchorman Martin Savidge calls "compelling stories gleaned and gathered from all around the world, brought back to Americans in a way that really matters."
Orlando Weekly  |  Marc D. Allan  |  10-07-2008  |  TV

No News is Good News: Jon Stewart Talks

Stewart is not just a smart-ass; he's actually smart. And while he can be glib, he's arguably one of the most moral people on television news.
Hartford Advocate  |  Adam Bulger  |  06-09-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Millions of Americans Remain Confused and Misinformed About Coming Digital-TV Transitionnew

On February 17, 2009, the United States launches an ambitious digital-TV transition, requiring all full-power broadcast stations to scrap their analog transmissions in favor of digital-only signals. Yet surveys indicate that the American populace is thoroughly confused about the change.
San Antonio Current  |  Gilbert Garcia  |  05-21-2008  |  TV

Being Fabulous Isn't Easy for Fabian Basabenew

The son of a successful Ecuadorian-born businessman had to lie low in Malibu after he was photographed in a provocative dance move with First Daughter Barbara Bush.
Miami New Times  |  Brett Sokol  |  12-21-2004  |  TV

Spin Cyclenew

Jehane Noujaim goes behind the scenes at Al Jazeera and exposes the mirage of objective journalism.
Columbus Alive  |  Melissa Starker  |  07-01-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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