Posts Tagged “TV”

Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to 60 Minutes

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Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to 60 Minutes

Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to 60 Minutes Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become a special contributor to 60 MINUTES, the #1 news broadcast in television, it was announced today by the news magazine’s executive producer, Jeff Fager. Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News’ legendary…

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference UNITY: Journalists for Diversity will be holding a regional conference in Chicago on Friday Oct. 21. Here are notes on my remarks and information on the speakers in my panel and the schedule of the day’s events. PROGRAM UNITY: Journalists for Diversity in partnership with Loyola University has opened registration…

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Netflix summer camp series a hilarious romp

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Netflix summer camp series a hilarious romp

Netflix, the very inexpensive cable and online movie channel, is increasingly making its own exclusive hit series. I’m hooked on “House of Cards,” and now I’m enjoying “Wet Hot American Summer.” Netflix is breaking the TV viewing mold with original content at a very cheap price By Ray Hanania I am beginning to appreciate Netflix more and…

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Baby Boomers: Leave It to Beaver, The Operating Manual of Family Life slowly disappearing

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Baby Boomer Dreaming Leave It to Beaver: The Operating Manual of Family Life slowly disappearing By Ray Hanania If any one show on television taught us anything about life, it was Leave It to Beaver, the story of a young boy who lived in a typical home with typical parents who were never without and…

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06-18-09 Arab Labor: Using humor in Israeli sitcom to change perceptions of Arab citizens

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Arab Labor: A humorous sitcom that turns tragedy into understanding By Ray Hanania — The life of an Arab citizen is anything but funny. Just ask my relatives who live in several Israeli cities. Non-Jews in a Jewish world caught on the edge of the wall that separates Palestinians from Israelis. Yet, that’s exactly the premise…

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HANANIA: Imus Factor exposues flaws in American media principles, For Immediate Release, 11-17-07

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The “Don Imus” factors exposes flaws in American media principles By Ray Hanania — When syndicated radio and MSNBC talk show host Don Imus expressed racist comments about African American members of the Rutgers Woman’s basketball team, he was immediately censored and forced to apologize. Imus, now more sensitive to racist rhetoric against Blacks, returns…

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