Slate on Day to Day for the week of March 7.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of March 7.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of March 7.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
March 11 2005 7:03 PM

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Friday, March 11, 2005

Big Idea: Who Should be Considered a Journalist?
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate editor Jacob Weisberg about an increasingly important question in today's media landscape: Who is considered a journalist, and who should be? Listen to the segment.

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Book Club: The Myth of the Supermom
What's new on a supermom's to-do list? Working, cooking, carpooling, and reading volumes of books about what she's doing wrong. ... NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Ann Hulbert about a new wave of books that tackle the myth of the supermom. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: Hostage, Robots, The Upside of Anger
Mark Jordan Legan rounds up what the critics are saying about this week's major film premieres, including Hostage, Robots, and The Upside of Anger. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, March 10, 2005

Explainer: The Value of Downloaded Music
Andy Bowers gives an explainer on the value—if any—of illegally downloaded music. Listen to the segment.

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Kausfiles: Oil, Politics, and the Prius
Mickey Kaus offers a radio blog on automobiles and politics. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Ad Report Card: Teen Antismoking Campaigns
Seth Stevenson gives his assessment of the "Truth" antismoking ad campaign aimed at young viewers. Instead of emphasizing the health risks of smoking, the ads portray smoking as giving in to corporate deception by the tobacco industry—a strategy that seems to be more effective than other methods. Listen to the segment.

Press Box: CBS News in the Post-Rather Era
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Jack Shafer about the departure of CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather and some ideas for what CBS should do with the evening news format in light of increased competition from cable and emerging nontraditional news sources. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Explainer: Choosing a World Bank President
Dan Engber explains what the president of the World Bank does, and how he or she is chosen. The current president of the World Bank will step down this May, and a number of names have been forwarded to take his place—including rock star Bono of the band U2. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Jackson Trial Gag Orders
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Dahlia Lithwick about how a gag order in the Michael Jackson child molestation trial is being applied to Tonight Show host—and potential witness—Jay Leno. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, March 7, 2005

Moneybox: CEO vs. CFO
Daniel Gross explains the difference between the titles of CEO and CFO. While the positions sound similar in nature, these officials often see business reality very differently. Listen to the segment.