journalism

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed January 23, 2013

"Panic 2012: The Sublime and Terrifying Inside Story of Obama’s Final Campaign" by Michael Hastings

    As we are just days into the second term of President Obama, we explore this morning the hard-fought closing months of the 2012 presidential campaign. Journalist Michael Hastings is the author of Panic 2012: The Sublime and Terrifying Inside Story of Obama's Final Campaign.

Hastings – BuzzFeed correspondent at large; Rolling Stone contributor; George Polk Award winner; and critically acclaimed, New York Times-bestselling author of The Operators – presents an in-your-face, on-the-ground, real-time, singular account of how the Obama campaign privately panicked and ultimately recovered after the President’s disastrous performance in his first debate with Mitt Romney.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed January 2, 2013

"No Way Out: A Story of Valor in the Mountains of Afghanistan"

In a remote, enemy-held valley in Afghanistan, a Special Forces team planned to scale a steep mountain to surprise and capture a terrorist leader. But before they found the target, the target found them…

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The Roundtable
12:09 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times

From false stories about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq to growing competition from online and twenty-four-hour cable news, the first decade of the twenty-first century was not particularly kind to the New York Times.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Fri September 21, 2012

The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

In the 1960s, Lynn Povich worked at Newsweek — where she became part of a revolution. At that time, women were hired to deliver mail, clip newspapers, and, if they were lucky, became researchers or fact checkers. All of the writers and reporters were men.

Science
11:12 am
Tue September 18, 2012

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

How does love begin? How can two strangers come to the conclusion that it would not only be pleasant to share their lives, but that they must share them?

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Gloria Steinem at Vassar College

Jenny Warburg

Gloria Steinem co-founded Ms. Magazine in 1972. She was one of its editors for 15 years and continues to serve as a consulting editor for Ms., and played an integral part in the magazine’s move to be published by the Feminist Majority Foundation. In 1968 she helped found New York magazine, where she was a political columnist and wrote feature articles.

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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Rich Honen - Objectivity in Reporting the News

Our tech attorney, Rich Honen, pays us a beginning of August visit with some thoughts on the latest news and trends making an impact in the business world. Specifically, we discuss objectivity in reporting the news.

Rich Honen is with Phillips Lytle LLP, where he is the partner in charge of the Albany office.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Janus Adams - Writers Retreat in the Catskills

from janusadams.com

For five days, August 6th through the 10th, Janus Adams will host a Writer’s Retreat in the Catskills.

The hands-on workshop intensive is for new and seasoned writers with a work-in-progress. With space limited to 8 attendees, the program affords each participant time to write, read, reflect, share positive criticism, and grow in a supportive environment.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Pakistani journalist, Adnan Rashid

Pakistani journalist Adnan Rashid has been reporting in the Berkshires since April to further explore journalism so that he can report more thoroughly about the area he lives in to the rest of the world.

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