…we continue to speculate about the next one. Because of my paragraph about the 2010’s in this Politico feature (12.27.19), I got a ring from CBSN, and did this interview yesterday. And yes, I am doing it in my living room on Skype.
…the Exiles on 12th Street team, a podcasting gang affiliated with Public Seminar, has dropped its fifth episode, and we are getting good at this. This is our Futures episode, which focuses on the cities that might respond to climate change and to people, as well as a segment on how becoming vegan might stop … More Listen up, podcast fans…
So says Arthur Sulzberger, publisher of The New York Times. Perhaps the most chilling portion of the story Sulzberger tells is about a call the Times received from “a U.S. government official” saying that the Trump administration knew journalist Declan Walsh was about to be arrested by the Egyptian government and planned to do nothing about it. … More When Donald Trump says “fake news”, autocrats jail journalists
In today’s New York Times Noam Cohen writes about another scandal, other than the Epstein money, bubbling along at M.I.T. Media Lab. But it’s related, since the vector in the Venn diagram of this project should be colored with your “ambition” and “recklessness” Crayolas: At the center of the project — the Open Agricultural Initiative, … More Tech bros with tech woes at MIT Media Lab
…to be nice to, and to send lovely cars for, in the near future. I ended my one-week Likability Tour this morning, with a brief appearance on CNN’s Michael Smerconish Show. The studio was in the spanky new Hudson Yards building on 33rd street and 10th Avenue, which was also fun. The first thing I saw … More Potter to Media: You Won’t Have Me….
Is briefly featured on El Rushbo’s show today. In case you didn’t know it, “El Rushbo” is short for Chief Waga-Waga El Rushbo of the El Conservo Tribe, otherwise known as Professor of the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies. The professor in question from the leftist New School would be me.
Today it was a very enjoyable half hour on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, taped in front of a live audience: you can listen to it here. I was paired with Jay Caspian Kang, a writer-at-large for the New York Times Magazine who wrote this piece about Pete Buttiegieg. Jay is laid back, smart and … More Mediapalooza, Part Eleventy: the Brian Lehrer Show
The follow up to this piece has been renewed media interest in the difficulty that women presidential candidates have meeting the likability standard. Today was Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC: you can watch it here. They sent a car for me and everything: and yes, you can wear jeans under the desk. A loved one … More They Like Me