Friday, April 29, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Correspondent Karen Kinsey reported that a group of Muslims that had threatened to disrupt Friday's Royal Wedding has decided to not demonstrate against the event.
That was followed by a heated discussion about President Obama releasing the long form version of his birth certificate, featuring reporting from Jonathan Wolfman in Washington and Talk Radio News Service Washington Bureau Chief Ellen Ratner traveling with the president in New York City.
A wide range of topics were discussed on Tuesday's News Talk Online.
Correspondent Karen Kinsey reported on the latest about Friday's much-anticipated Royal Wedding, with details about security, not just for the public and the wedding party and attendees, but over the design of the dress that Kate Middleton will wear.
Correspondent Cassandra Wood reported on the influx of refugees to many European nations - people fleeing conflicts that have broken out in various Middle Eastern and African countries.
And Talk Radio News Service Washington correspondent Geoff Holtzman detailed Donald Trump's insistence on still discussing President Obama's place of birth, suggesting that Trump is simply seeking publicity and will never become a declared candidate for president. Holtzman also predicted that Republican maverick Congressman Ron Paul of Texas will, once again, throw his hat into the ring.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Today's News Talk Online on the Paltalk News Network and on TalkShoe.com focused on preparations for the Royal Wedding, with a report from England; the continuing human rights violations in Bahrain, with a report from a Bahrainian human rights activist and a look at a new Pew poll of Egyptians which finds that the majority want to annul the peace treaty with Israel.
Justin Duckham, Washington correspondent for the Talk Radio News Service, also reported on the latest batch of WikiLeaks, this time about the treatment of prisoners at Gitmo, and about the White House considering additional sanctions against Syria following the Holy Weekend massacre.
Friday, April 22, 2011
By GARY BAUMGARTEN
Sunday's debut of season two of HBO's hit series TREME, a fictional account of post-Katrina New Orleans, was celebrated with a party and screening at New York City's Museum of Modern Art.
I was there and had the opportunity to interview cast members India Ennenga, Steve Earle, Wendell Pierce and Lucia Micarell as well as creator and executive producer David Simon.