A Model T Education: Public Schooling on the Assembly Line

“Mass production is a problem the auto industry solved over 100 years ago,” veteran education reporter Jonn Merrow narrates over grainy images of Model Ts being rolled out of a factory in his most recent PBS NewsHour report. He observes that with the Model T, Henry Ford’s innovation was not in creating a quality car, […]

Public Broadcasting or P 'BS'?: The Washington Post moves in on PBS Newshour

  After more than three decades with The Washington Post executive Boisfeuillet (Bo) Jones Jr. has announced he will become President and CEO of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, which produces “PBS Newshour.”  Jones is currently chairman of The Washington Post, the parent company of Kaplan University and Kaplan Tech.   “Newshour” original anchor Jim Lehrer, 77, will leave […]

Concord Law Symposium Violates Disclosure & Conflict of Interest Rules: Parsasites looking for a host

Concord Law , Kaplan University’s on line law school, which is owned by the Washington Post Company, is holding an “academic” symposium On Oct 29, 2011 entitled” Privacy vs. Free Speech in the age of Mass Media, 21st Century Communications and Social Media”.  Concord   decided to utilize 21st Century communications to promote the symposium using a […]