Sunday, October 19

Is the media scaring us to death over Ebola? Former CNN president Jon Klein on Nielsen's TV ratings glitch; James Risen on how the crackdown on whistleblowers affects reporting.

Is the media scaring us to death over Ebola? Former CNN president Jon Klein on Nielsen's TV ratings glitch; James Risen on how the crackdown on whistleblowers affects reporting.

September 15th, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Syria crisis: covering all sides

NPR's International Correspondent Deborah Amos joins guest host Patrick Gavin to discuss the difficulties of reporting on Syria and how the Syrian people are interpreting the news. Then, CBS & PBS anchor Charlie Rose talks to ‘Reliable Sources’ about his exclusive interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.


Filed under: Bashar al-Assad • Charlie Rose • Media • Media Criticism • Syria
September 15th, 2013
01:22 PM ET

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Rose on Syria

Guest host Patrick Gavin's complete interview with CBS and PBS anchor Charlie Rose.


Filed under: Bashar al-Assad • CBS • Charlie Rose • PBS • Syria
September 15th, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Explaining Syria

Washington Post reporter Max Fisher joins guest host Patrick Gavin to break down Fisher's piece, ‘9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask.’ Then, Andrea Seabrook of Decode DC and  Emily Cadei of CQ Roll Call speak with Gavin about how a news consumer processes the volume of information on Syria.


Filed under: Syria • Washington Post
September 15th, 2013
01:22 PM ET

Apple's iPhone frenzy

Farhad Manjoo of Slate magazine joins guest host Patrick Gavin to discuss Apple's latest smartphone upgrades and what the newer models mean for the tech industry.


Filed under: Apple • iPhone • Smartphones • Technology
September 15th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Deep Throat's garage

Historian and University of Maryland Professor Dr. Mark Feldstein and guest host Patrick Gavin visit the Virginia parking garage made famous as the meeting place between Bob Woodward and “Deep Throat," aka Mark Felt.


Filed under: Bob Woodward • Deep Throat • Mark Felt • Scandal • Watergate
September 15th, 2013
01:21 PM ET

The Onion takes on Syria, celebrates 25th anniversary

The Onion's Editor-in-chief Will Tracy speaks with guest host Patrick Gavin about the publication's 25th anniversary and the praise it's getting for recent Syria commentary.


Filed under: Syria • The Onion
September 15th, 2013
01:13 PM ET

Patrick's picks

Guest host Patrick Gavin offers his take on several stories in the news which earned his thumbs up or thumbs down.