Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 20.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 20.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 20.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Sept. 24 2004 5:25 PM

Bad News Fridays

Friday, Sept. 24, 2004

Moneybox: Business Bad News Fridays
Daniel Gross examines why American companies seem to wait until Friday to make troublesome news public, and whether that's a smart strategy. Listen to the segment.

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Summary Judgment: The Forgotten, First Daughter, The Motorcycle Diaries
Ben Williams offers a weekly round-up of what film critics are saying about the weekend's major new movie releases, including The Forgotten, First Daughter, and The Motorcycle Diaries. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004

Swingers: New Mexico
Day to Day continues its series on potential "swing states" in this election season—states that could easily shift either to the Democrats or Republicans—with a profile of New Mexico. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Bryan Curtis, who recently visited the state, about his thoughts on which way New Mexico voters are leaning.
Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004

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Press Box: The CBS Memogate Apology
CBS News admitted it can't verify the authenticity of memos about President Bush's National Guard service featured in a recent 60 Minutes investigation. NPR's Noah Adams talks with Jack Shafer about the CBS apology, and what it says about the current state of network television news. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Campaigning for a Court Seat
In several U.S. states, judges are elected, not appointed—and many judicial candidates are finding campaigning to be an expensive proposition. Dahlia Lithwick talks with NPR's Noah Adams about the rising cost of campaigning for a court seat. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Sept. 20, 2004

Election Scorecard: The Presidential Horse Race
Sen. John Kerry and President Bush are jockeying for position in the race for the Oval Office. Who's winning that race, and how close is it? Andy Bowers has today's election scorecard.
Listen to the segment.

Ballot Box: Kerry, Bush Campaign Update
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to William Saletan about the current state of the presidential campaigns of both President Bush and Sen. John Kerry.
Listen to the segment.