- Elrick (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram)is on vacation, yet seems to be playing close attention to the show as his fellow Pulitzer Prizer winner & Detroit Free Press Senior News Director Jim Schaefer (Twitter) fills his seat. Shawn Windsor (Twitter) is also on “vacation”, but managed to make it in to discuss the state of journalism. Marc Fellhauer (Twitter)never gets vacations.
- THE STRAIGHT DOPE: Jim Schaefer joins us to try and explain what is happening with the state of journalism. A lack of money is a main issue.
- The subscription paywall is a point of contention for some readers seemingly because no one knows how the selection process is made.
- Jim feels that there is a blurring between journalist reporting news and columnists espousing their opinions.
- Is the Dr. Robert Anderson/University of Michigan scandal protested by a “blue wall” in the media? Shouldn’t this big a bigger story nation wide?
- The fill-ins call ML to find out what is so important that he couldn’t make the show today.
- GEEK OF THE WEEK: Marc names the Randolph Township Board of Education in New Jersey the geek of the week for flip flopping all over the place for fear of upsetting anyone only to end up right where they started.
- ROOM 7609: Shawn infuriates ML by selecting a great song by a popular band.
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