Attack Ads! The Podcast

Here, I decided to create another theme that I hope to pursue: the influence commercial money exerts on news gathering and dissemination. In this specific case, it doesn't pay to be a business too small to buy television advertising.

Direct download: Breaking_News.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:34pm EDT

Here I question the many advertisements aired on public radio and television in the United States. Aren't these a violation of definition? After all, the CPB was originally formed for programs that would not be commercially possible.

Direct download: Defined_By_Absence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

Not all commercial messages are confined to normal boundaries. I consider the fate of two movies: a bad one obviously underwritten by a beverage manufacturer; and a good one that, though not so financially bound, raised a brand into a cultural icon.

Direct download: Carve__Polish.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:02pm EDT