Marketplace Transcripts

mkaplannew300The Marketplace Entertainment Desk, which looked at the business half of the term ‘show biz,’ was frequently anchored by Norman Lear Center Director Martin Kaplan. From 2000-2004, Kaplan served as a regular commentator on media and entertainment for Marketplace, a syndicated radio program with more than 5.85 million listeners per week on 355 stations around the country. Transcripts are below.

 

David Brancaccio Host, NOW

Marketplace radio interview: David Brown interviews Martin Kaplan about Disney chief Michael Eisner, February 11, 2004.

Marketplace radio report: Joe Zefran interviews Martin Kaplan about people meters replacing sweeps week, February 5, 2004.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about local media coverage of the California recall, August 18, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: Bob Moon interviews Martin Kaplan in a report on media coverage of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the California gubernatorial race, August 7, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about broadcasters’ public interest obligations, July 21, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about D.C. lobbyists and the K Street Project, July 1, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: Cheryl Glaser interviews Martin Kaplan about Howell Raines and The New York Times, June 5, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about the FCC and changing media ownership rules, May 13, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about broadcasting US news in Iraq, April 16, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about media coverage of the war in Iraq, March 26, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about Charlotte Beers and how the US markets its image overseas, March 5, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about how the media delivers safety information to the American public, February 12, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about Ted Turner stepping down and the state of the news, January 30, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about lack of diversity in media ownership, January 2, 2003.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about how MSNBC could compete with Fox News, December 11, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about Marvin Davis, Roger Ailes, and the media business, November 21, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about the media’s role in major news stories, October 24, 2002.

Marketplace radio report: Martin Kaplan reports on how famous people pair up with charities, October 10, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about unpredictable events stemming from “American Candidate,” September 26, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about the Bush Administration’s marketing of the war against Iraq, September 12, 2002.

Marketplace radio report: Martin Kaplan reports on the ins and outs of writing a screenplay in Hollywood, August 21, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about Disney’s purchase of the Pennsylvania miners’ story, August 7, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Martin Kaplan about conflicts of interest in Hollywood, July 11, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: Marty Kaplan interviews Carol Channing and gauges the bankability of stars, June 24, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about fewer and bigger media players in technology, June 12, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about Brian Williams succeeding Tom Brokaw on the NBC evening news, May 28, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about Saudi Arabia?s PR ads in the U.S. and other topics, May 1, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about accusations that Vivendi Universal is selling out French culture, April 17, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about the blurred line between objective reporting and editorial commentary, April 4, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about the television audience ratings service, ACNielsen Company, March 27, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brown asks Marty Kaplan about the “Nightline”/Letterman debacle and the future of broadcast news, March 13, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about how radio conglomerates make their announcers sound local, February 27, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio asks Marty Kaplan why candidates need millions of dollars in contributions, February 13, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: Cheryl Glaser interviews Marty Kaplan about musicians and their effort to become free agents, January 30, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio pitches “Enron: The Movie” to former studio executive Marty Kaplan, January 16, 2002.

Marketplace radio interview: David Brancaccio asks Marty Kaplan about a new TV viewer tracking device, January 2, 2002.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio talks with Marty Kaplan about a product that allows users to customize movies on DVD, December 19, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about marketing practices in the recording industry, December 5, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about Afghanistan’s new media, November 21, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about media advertising for 2002, October 31, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio talks with Marty Kaplan and Van Gordon Sauter about the possibility of federal bailouts for media entities, October 18, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about what’s acceptable to say in the wake of the terrorist attacks, September 27, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about Connie Chung’s interview with Gary Condit, August 23, 2001.

Marketplace interview: Marty Kaplan talks about the disagreement between NBC News and Congressman Henry Waxman over a tape of election night coverage, August 8, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brown interviews Marty Kaplan about how advertisers are looking for new, outrageous ways to get their message out, July 26, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brown and Marty Kaplan discuss the challenges ahead for CNN, July 11, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about journalism and the entertainment industry, May 30, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about synthespians, May 9, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about executions as entertainment, May 2, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about political television drama and comedy, April 11, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about whether freelancers should be compensated by publishers for electronic reprints of their material, March 28, 2001.

Marketplace interview: David Brancaccio interviews Marty Kaplan about why some Hollywood celebrities are in favor of campaign finance reform, March 14, 2001.

Marketplace report: Martin Kaplan comments on AOL’s acquisition of TimeWarner, January 13, 2000.