Audio by title mediaocrity


program date: 
Tue, 11/25/2008

Melinda Bernert hosts a pilot program called "Mediaocrity," which looks at how local media covers or doesn't cover the issues we care about. She'll speak with Eric Boehlert, who writes for Media Matters about the layoff trend of newspapers and other media outlets. Layoffs of the most experienced and expensive employees leaves a huge hole in knowledge, institutional memory and experience. The Oregonian and Columbian have layed off 150 employees in the last nine months

58:28 minutes (23.42 MB)

Media and Sam Adams

program date: 
Thu, 01/22/2009

Melinda Bernert hosts a discussion of ethics and the media as it relates to the current controversy over Portland mayor Sam Adams' behavior.

27:32 minutes (25.2 MB)


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