Michael Martin

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Cargill will now label beef containing "pink slime"

    There's a great scene from the third season of Mad Men in which Don Draper meets with the developers of Madison Square Garden, who are in desperate need of a public makeover. Plans to raze Penn Station and replace it with an arena have been met with hostility. The ad man gives his advice: "If you ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    The O'Hannity Factor

    How Terri Schiavo became big news

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2005

    The O'Hannity Factor: how Terri Schiavo became big news

    The O'Hannity Factor: how Terri Schiavo became big news The anatomy of a made story by Steve Perry, with additional reporting by Molly Priesmeyer No right-to-die case has ever attracted the kind of media saturation coverage that the Terri Schiavo case received. Not even Karen Ann Quinlan, the first ... More >>

  • News

    March 23, 2005

    The Big Payback

    A small town learns the cost of social engineering

  • News

    April 14, 2004

    Hit the Road, Juan

    Why is Montgomery, Minnesota, dislocating Latino residents?

  • Arts

    September 12, 2001

    That's Incredible

    A production of the soldier's story Streamers looks for the nobler side of Vietnam