Listener Essay by Sam Pratt 5/2/06

Albany, NY – We've all heard about Jared Stern's trouble with the New York Post. But how common are these kinds of gaffes in the New York media world? Today, essayist Sam Pratt - who knew Stern in his 20s - weighs in on the issue.

Sam Pratt is a former writer for national publications such as Esquire, Spin, and Elle magazine. Most recently, he led a successful campaign against the St. Lawrence Cement plant.