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Daily Archives : Nov 22, 2009

News of a TV Legend Ending Show Raises Real Issues About Journalism and Why It’s So Important (No, I’m Not Talking About Oprah)

If you’re at all interested in why journalism matters in a free society—and you should be–I want to recommend a book to you. The book is "Moyers on Democracy" by Bill Moyers. Perhaps the best description I’ve ever heard of Moyers was…

Bill Moyers Retiring From Weekly Television

Bill Moyers, who received the highest award bestowed by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2006–it’s Lifetime Achievement Emmy–is retiring from weekly TV, TVWeek Contributor Elizabeth Jensen reports in the New York Times. His weekly show on PBS,…

Oprah, in Her Own Words, Why She’s Stopping Her Syndicated Program

On Friday, Nov. 9th, Oprah Winfrey finally said herself why she’s leaving her long-running syndicated show in September, 2011. Here’s part of Oprah’s statement: "So here we are, halfway through the season, 24, and it still means as much to…

In Oprah’s Own Words: Why I’m Stopping my Daily Syndicated Show

Oprah Winfrey put out a press release as to why she is leaving her syndicated show in September, 2011. It’s pretty much the same words she delivered at the end of her show on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009: After much…