The popular radio show helped break down barriers that keep us from knowing each other. It will be missed.
The Intercept reporter says the legendary Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite would not have been able to keep their jobs in today's corporate framework, which has "neutered journalism and drained it of all its vitality and passion, reducing journalists to stenography drones."
People who are not exposed to any news know more about domestic and international affairs than those who get their information from Fox News, according to a phone poll conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University.
This latest report from the "Secret Money Project," an ongoing joint project by the Center for Investigative Reporting and National Public Radio, follows the money trail to the sources behind independently funded political advertisements on hot-button issues like abortion and religion that are cropping up as the Nov. 4 election approaches.