Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Harvard Nieman Foundation's "Watchdog" website showcases "Campaign Season," the Newsday/News12 documentary

Harvard's Nieman Foundation's Watchdog website is highlighting Newsday's new documentary "Campaign Season" in its "Showcase" page. Here's what the Nieman intro says:
Newsday's striking coverage of the NY governor's race
SHOWCASE | January 02, 2011

A one-hour documentary, done on the fly, gives a narrative arc to political coverage, exposes high-level betrayals and brings back into view some old New York pols like Alfonse D-Amato, Ed Koch, and (in cameos) Mario and Matilda Cuomo. It's a multimedia effort: newspaper and online coverage and TV specials. Here Thomas Maier tells how it was put together.

Authors Night in Hamptons Features MAFIA SPIES

Alec Baldwin and Thomas Maier. This year's Authors Night for the East Hampton Library promises to be as much fun as in years pas...