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The Snob

All Day Beyonce

So, did you notice that Beyonce put out a new video and performed at the Super Bowl? DID YOU NOTICE!!?? I noticed because I did two radio hits and CNN International to talk about it. The radio hits when pretty close to perfect as interviews for me can go. CNN International was a nightmare of word salad because I couldn’t hear the anchor’s questions. But hey, my makeup looked nice! Continue reading

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MediaSnob

Say “No” to NPR Making “Tell Me More” No More

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Richard Prince, one of my favorite journalists who writes about journalists, broke my heart the other day when he posted on his Journalisms blog that Tell Me More, an NPR staple since 2007, was being canceled. Tell Me More, which is hosted by Michel Martin, was one of the best shows on NPR and was the only show targeting a diverse audience.

Also, Martin is my friend and I don’t know if I’m fully prepared to “accept” that this show is being sacrificed for NPR’s financial bottom line. And I don’t think we, as fellow writers, journalists, friends of Michel and listeners should simply “accept” it either. Continue reading

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