Takeouts: Journalism for Sale, World Cup Draw, "The Waiting Room"

Friday, December 04, 2009

  • Business Takeout: Louise Story tells us about a controversial new procedure at the Dallas Morning News and several other papers owned by the A.H. Belo Corporation, which asks some journalists to run their stories by the paper's sales department as well as by editors.
  • Sports Takeout: Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin discusses what's at stake for international soccer teams at the much anticipated World Cup draw, scheduled for later today in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • "The Waiting Room" Takeout:  The Takeaway is staying connected to Americans seeking healthcare with "The Waiting Room," a multimedia project and film documentary that collects interviews with patients at Highland Hospital in Oakland California.  Hear Producer/Director Peter Nicks on the genesis of "The Waiting Room."  Here's a recent video from the project:

Watch more from "The Waiting Room" here.

Guests:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Pete Nicks and Louise Story

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

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