Media Download

  Joe Nocera, sports business columnist at The New York Times, discusses the “Indentured” Athlete – Inside Rebellion Against the...

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Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Matt Katz, a political reporter for WNYC radio and resident Chris Christie expert. Matt is the creator of the Chris Christie Chronicles blog as well as the host of the Chris Christie Tracker radio podcast. He is the recipient of the 2015 Peabody award for news coverage of the infamous Bridgegate scandal as well as a winner of the Livingston Award for international reporting while in...

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Wednesday, 23 March 2016

On this episode of Media Download Dr. Joel Penney discusses live streaming and digital privacy. Dr. Penney is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication and Media here at Montclair State, specializing in new media, critical/cultural studies, and political communication and theory. Dr. Penney is currently working on a book project that explores how citizens participate in political marketing campaigns in the digital...

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Tuesday, 15 March 2016

On this episode we talk to Chris Poland, founder and president of Eclipse Records, about the state of the music industry from an indie label perspective. The Recording Industry Association of America has announced that streaming will now counts towards song and album sales. As a rights owner, Poland has seen the change in consumer consumption habits from compact discs to downloads and then to streaming and he shares his perspective with us. Eclipse Records is a boutique indie rock...

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Tuesday, 01 March 2016

When the presidency of the United States is at stake and not just a reality TV show competition, what is the media’s responsibility in this pattern of coverage and in considering the visibility of all candidates? Why is media coverage of Trump so superficial? Only recently has the media started looking at his business performance and his campaign claims. What might be the impact of serious media scrutiny of Trump’s presidential bid? Jonathan Alter,journalist, best-selling author, television producer, and Daily...

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Jack Rico, journalist, founder, and Editor-In-Chief of ShowBizCafe.com – an entertainment website which combines American and Latino mainstream pop culture. He is also the Entertainment Contributor for the TODAY show, MSNBC, Telemundo and NBCNews.com. Jack has covered the issues of race at the Oscars extensively and we are thrilled he is here to offer some insight as well as sharing his predictions for Oscars...

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Tuesday, 16 February 2016

  On this episode, we’ll be talking about the business of images. Co-founder and chairman of Getty Images, Jonathan Klein, talks about the culture in which Getty Images was built on, his love for media and the companies’ future including the acquisition of Corbis Images library via the Visual China...

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Wednesday, 10 February 2016

On this episode, we’ll be talking about the recent presidential primary elections in Iowa with essayist and opinion writer for New York magazine, Frank Rich. Prior to that Rich held multiple positions at The New York Times and is a known political commentator and the co-executive producer of the HBO Series Veep....

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Tuesday, 02 February 2016

On this episode, we’ll be talking about the recent presidential primary elections in Iowa with essayist and opinion writer for New York magazine, Frank Rich. Prior to that Rich held multiple positions at The New York Times and is a known political commentator and the co-executive producer of the HBO Series...

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Tuesday, 02 February 2016

On this episode, host Merrill Brown is joined by Peter Kafka, senior media editor at Recode.net to talk about the power of streaming giant Netflix and the fight for your living room. Is Netflix murdering...

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Just a few hours before the fifth Republican debate, we were joined on our podcast Media Download by political reporter Matt Katz of WNYC and New Jersey Public Radio.  Katz has covered Governor Chris Christie for five years, first for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he created The Christie Chronicles blog, and now for WNYC and New Jersey Public Radio, where he runs The Christie Tracker. We haven’t heard the last of #Bridgegate & Christie is up in polls in New...

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Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Past research shows that misinformed people rarely changed their minds when presented with facts and often become more attached to their own belief. What kind of democracy will this lead to? Here is an interesting conversation about this topic between Director of the School of Communication Merrill Brown and NYU scholar & press critic, Jay Rosen. Produced by 90.3 FM...

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Friday, 04 December 2015