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Author Archives: Jeanne Browne

The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards: Honoring Broadcast Media’s Best and Brightest

The 2010 duPont-Columbia Awards are an encouraging reminder that broadcast media can be really great – when it really tries. Read More »

The Coverage: Contemplating Haiti

The cable news channels should start giving us less of the horror and more discussion of Haiti’s past and future. Read More »

Racial vs. Racist

The brouhaha over Harry Reid’s “racist” remark is further proof that we’ve yet to confront the realities of race in America. Read More »

A Big, Fat Important Story

A lifelong media watcher and fat person contemplates TV news' latest mis-coverage of an obesity story. Read More »

Barack Obama: The Vacillation of Now

An off-year election and a new HBO documentary about the Obama Campaign can’t help but give us pause about our President. Read More »

The Truth About Stopping Smoking

A smoker asserts that the side effects of smoking cessation are more lethal than smoking itself. Read More »

Sweet Mary: Mary Travers, 1936-2009

Mary Travers of Peter, Paul & Mary was a seminal part of a still-resounding if bygone era. Read More »

A Week of Wistful Confusion

Labor Day, the West Indian Day Parade, speeches by the president, bells tolling again for 9/11: what a week! Read More »

On Labor Day: The Indignity of Unemployment

When you’re not working, life isn’t only difficult, it’s embarrassing. Read More »

Twisted Timing

Michael Jackson’s funeral more than two months after his death is more than anti-climactic; it’s creepy. Read More »