Press 2004

American Journalism Review: “Travels with Arnold,” by Gary Delsohn & Margaret Talev, Dec/Jan 2005

Seattle Post-Intelligencer: “Politicians” Ad Campaigns Face Criticism,” by Liz Sidoti, December 24, 2004 “Nipplegate’ sparks new wave of Puritanism in US media, entertainment world,” December 19, 2004

United Press International: “Analysis: Publicity-Machine Glitches,” by Par Nason, December 14, 2004

USA Today: “Power behind the Oscars,” by Scott Bowles, December 12, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “Stage Is Set for Stewart to Make TV Comeback on NBC Next Fall,” by Meg James and Elizabeth Jensen, December 9, 2004

Associated Press: “High-Profile Publicist Spat has Celebrity Clients Taking Sides,” by Gary Gentile, December 6, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “Anchors” Departures Signal a Sea Change in Seeking to Hold Viewers against Cable Rivals,” by Scott Collins, December 2, 2004

Copley News Service: “Brokaw, Rather Bow Out as Network News Loses its Luster,” by Robert Laurence, November 30, 2004

USA Today: “Lots of Eyes on Disney Trial,” by Michael McCarthy, November 30, 2004

Guardian: “The Guardian Profile: Dan Rather,” by Dan Glaister, November 26, 2004

Detroit Free Press “Basketball Brawl the Perfect Storm of Media Fascination,” by Julie Hinds, November 25, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Violent Episodes are Nothing New in Sports World,” by Bernie Miklasz, November 24, 2004

Los Angeles Times article “Rather Says He”ll Resign as CBS Anchor in March,” by Josh Getlin and Elizabeth Jensen, November 24, 2004

MSNBC Hardball with Chris Matthews: “Dan Rather”s Resignation and the Debate over Culture Values,” November 23, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “Arnold”s Trips Abroad Spark Presidential Rumors,” by Peter Nicholas, November 20, 2004

Baltimore Sun: “Televised Killing in Iraq Debated,” by David Zurawik and Stephanie Shapiro, November 17, 2004

Sacramento Bee: “Justice, or Just Morbid Curiosity, in Glee at Peterson Trial Verdict”” by Diana Griego Erwin, November 14, 2004

New York Times: “Jury Finds Scott Peterson Guilty of Wife’s Murder,” by Carolyn Marshall, November 13, 2004

New York Times: “There Really Is No Business Like Show Business,” by Laura Holson, November 7, 2004

Montpelier Times Argus: “Dean Makes ‘Scream’ Radio Ad for Yahoo!,” by Sarah Schweitzer, November 7, 2004

Agence France-Presse: “Star Power Fails Kerry,” by Marc Lavine, November 4, 2004

CNN American Morning: “Do Celebrity Endorsements Make a Difference”” Bill Hemmer, anchor, Sibila Vargas, reporter, November 2, 2004

Washington Post: “Forget Bush-Kerry. What about Scott-Laci”” by William Booth and Kimberly Edds, November 2, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “The Pitch is In: Howard Dean has Followed Bob Dole into Sales,” by Bettijane Levine, November 2, 2004

St. Louis Post Dispatch: “Good Voter Coverage for Local TV,” by Gail Pennington, November 2, 2004

Associated Press: “Schwarzenegger’s Campaign Trip to Ohio Could Bear Political Risk,” by Beth Fouhy, October 26, 2004

Hollywood Reporter: “Hollywood”s Proactivity Reflects Country”s Passion, Polarization,” by Cynthia Littleton, October 26, 2004

Agence France-Presse: “DiCaprio Leads Final Push for Kerry,” October 25, 2004

Multichannel News: “Cable’s News Channels May Be on the Verge of a Major Popularity Breakthrough,” by Andrew Grossman, October 25, 2004

Associated Press: “Laughs aside, sex talk of Schwarzenegger, Newsom Could Have Political Impact,” by Beth Fouhy, October 24, 2004

United Press International: “Local TV Focuses on National Election,” October 22, 2004

USA Today: “Nominees Hope Heavy Hitters Will Help,” by Judy Keen and Jill Lawrence, October 21, 2004

USA Today: “Can “West Wing” Build a Bridge to the 21st Century”” by Bill Keveney, October 20, 2004

New York Times: “Truth, Justice and the Middle-American Way,” by John Broder, October 20, 2004

Singapore Straits Times: “US Presidential Debate; Advantage Kerry,” by Roger Mitton, October 2, 2004

CNN NewsNight with Aaron Brown: “Analysis of First Presidential Debate,” October 1, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “You Can Rule Out Spontaneity in the Debates,” by Matea Gold, September 29, 2004

Associated Press: “Campaigns Focus on Iraq in Ads,” by Liz Sodati, September 27, 2004

United Press International: “Analysis: Probing CBS News,” by Pat Nason, September 22, 2003

New Yorker: “Kerry”s Brain,” by Ken Auletta, September 20, 2004

Agence France-Presse: “Is Bush Staking Everything on the Terror War”” by Gersende Rambourg, September 4, 2004

Agence France-Presse: “Bush, Kerry in Final Sprint of Acrimonious Contest,” September 3, 2004

Agence France-Presse: “Christian Right Keeps Low Key at Republican Gala,” September 2, 2004

Houston Chronicle: “Star Wattage Dimmer at GOP Convention,” by Clifford Pugh, August 31, 2004

Sacramento Bee: “Schwarzenegger offers Glitter and a Moderate Voice,” by Margaret Talev, August 30, 2004

Agence France-Presse: “Bush shuns Hollywood, opts for “wholesome” country acts at convention,” August 27, 2004

Seattle Post-Intelligencer: “Celebs aiding anti-Bush web campaign,” by Beth Fouhy, August 23, 2004

San Francisco Chronicle: “These are heady days for documentary filmmakers with something to say (or spin). But is the trend here to stay”” by Steven Winn, August 6, 2004

Boston Globe: “Do Celebrities Make a Difference”” by Kevin Baron, August 1, 2004

USA Today: “Turned off by 2 presidential choices” Try these 10,” by Bill Keveney, July 29, 2004

National Journal: “What Speechwriters Remember,” by David Baumann, July 27, 2004

New York Times: “Even Celebrity Has Its Limits,” by John Broder, July 25, 2004

Baltimore Sun
: “Outcasts, come in,” by Stephanie Shapiro, July 22, 2004

Focus on the Family: “Media Watchdogs Seek Better Election Coverage,” by Stuart Shepard, July 21, 2004

MSNBC Hardball with Chris Matthews: “Political documentaries are filling movie theaters around the country,” July 20, 2004

Television Week: “Reality TV Fuels Copycat Flap,” by Christopher Lisotta, July 20, 2004

San Jose Mercury-News: “Governor Increasingly Bends in Deals to Close Budget Gap,” by Andrew LaMar and Kate Folmar, July 17, 2004

Columbia Journalism Review book review: “Ephemera: The Rise and Rise of Celebrity Journalism,” by Neal Gabler, July/August 2004

Los Angeles Times: “And Baby Makes News,” by Mary McNamara and Gina Piccalo, July 10, 2004

USA Today: “Bush, Dems to war over ‘values’,” by Judy Keen and Jill Lawrence, July 9, 2004

San Jose Mercury-News: “Made-for-TV conventions have outlived their purpose,” by Scott Herhold, July 8, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “Moore’s ax falls on a derelict media too; ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ exposes ‘balance’ as a cop-out,” by Neal Gabler, July 7, 2004

CNN DAYBREAK report: “Documentaries have become a new political battleground,” anchor, Carol Costello; reporter, Sibila Vargas, July 6, 2004

Los Angeles Times article: “‘My Life’ in the eye of the perfect marketing storm,” by David Shaw, July 4, 2004

Los Angeles Times article: “No joke: Quips can boost politicians advertisement,” by James Rainey, June 30, 2004

San Jose Mercury-News article: “Analysis: Spending plan more show than substance,” by Ann E. Marimow, June 30, 2004

Agence France-Presse article: “Moore”s Fahrenheit Breaks Records,” by Marc Lavine, June 29, 2004

Broadcasting and Cable article: “The Politics of Political Coverage; Stations cover the elections, but do they cover the campaigns”,” by Harry A. Jessell, June 28, 2004

Variety article: “Sporting a new spin on politics and trials,” by Brian Lowry, June 28, 2004

The New York Times article: “Surprise Hit in Hollywood: The Action-Figure Governor,” by Mireya Navarro, June 27, 2004

Agence France Presse article: “Temperatures Rise Ahead of Moore’s Big Day,” by Marc Lavine, June 24, 2004

The Frontrunner article: “Moore”s Anti-Bush Film Continues to Generate Controversy,” June 21, 2004

CBS Evening News report: “Michael Moore’s film “Fahrenheit 9/11″ creating controversy before it even opens,” John Roberts, anchor, Serena Altschul, reporter, June 20, 2004

Los Angeles Times article: “In the Capitol, a Red Carpet for Gov.”s Pals,” by Peter Nicholas, June 20, 2004

Sacramento Bee article: “The World According to Schwarzenegger,” by Gary Delsohn, May 30, 2004 article: “Banana Republicans, Pumping Irony,” by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber, May 27, 2004

USA Today article: “Banana Republicans, Pumping Irony,” by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber, May 26, 2004

Associated Press report: “Schwarzenegger Becomes Pitchman For California Tourism and Products,” by Beth Fouhy, May 19, 2004

USA Today article: “Dems Pump Up Attacks Over Gas Prices,” by Judy Keen, May 19, 2004

Associated Press report: “Tight Security for Osmond Funeral after Rumor of Bounty for Coffin Photograph,” May 13, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “Senator to Visit California in Bid to Lock Down State,” by Maria La Ganga and Michael Finnegan, May 5, 2004

Los Angeles Times: “Second USA Today Editor Resigns Amid Scandal,” by Richard Schmitt, April 23, 2004

Broadcasting and Cable: “Hearst-Argyle’s David Barrett: Good News, Good Guy,” by Steve McClellan, April 12, 2004

Broadcasting and Cable: “This Station Group Takes Politics Seriously; Hearst-Argyle’s ‘Commitment’ lives up to its name,” by Kim McAvoy, April 12, 2004.

CBS Evening News report: “Quotes from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger,” anchor, Russ Mitchell; reporter, Jerry Bowen, April 10, 2004.

Variety: “Diverse fest fare: Sex, music, Scorsese, Lear — panel series featuring range of filmmakers, actors,” by Meredith Amdur, April 5, 2004.

U.S. News & World Report: ” Washington Whispers: In Quotes,” April 12, 2004.

Associated Press report: “Bush outspent Democrats 2-to-1 in just four weeks on the air,” by Liz Sidoti, April 2, 2004.

Associated Press report: “Putting legal troubles aside, Michael Jackson does Washington,” by Erica Werner, April 1, 2004.

The Washington Times: “Hollywood gives Kerry $3 million,” by Stephen Dinan, April 1, 2004.

Business Week: “Web Smart: How the Web Will Drive the Election,” March 29, 2004.

Los Angeles Times: “The Decency Debate — The Zipping point,” by Patrick Goldstein, March 28, 2004.

The Times Union (Albany, NY): “Running on 9/11: The raw power of ground zero imagery poses thorny questions that Bush and Kerry can’t afford to get wrong,” by Mark Mcguire, March 26, 2004. “The Real Face of War,” by Neal Gabler, March 24, 2004

Agence France Presse:“Religion, gay marriage, Gibson film divide Americans,” by Maria Lorente, March 23, 2004.

Variety: “Indecency breeds hypocrisy on Capitol Hill,” by Brian Lowry, March 21, 2004.

Minneapolis Star Tribune: “Kerry taps ex-Mondale aide; Johnson heads up the search for a running mate,” by Rob Hotakainen, March 22, 2004.

Which Way, L.A.” radio report (KCRW):“Governor Schwarzenegger Becomes Muscle Magazine Editor,” hosted by Warren Olney, March 8, 2004.

Los Angeles Daily News: “Saving California: Former bodybuilder upends politics-as-usual,” by David M. Drucker and Harrison Sheppard, March 6, 2004.

New York Times: “Governor of California Moonlighting as an Editor,” by Charlie LeDuff, March 6, 2004.

New York Times: “Fiscal Plan Advocated by Governor Wins Passage,” by John M. Broder, March 3, 2004.

USA Today: “Eisner faces curtain over withheld votes Disney board could take action,” by Michael McCarthy, March 1, 2004.

CNN Live report: “Debate Day,” anchor, Kyra Phillips; reporter, Frank Buckley, February 26, 2004.

CNN American Morning report: “Democratic Presidential Nomination Debate,” anchor, Soledad O’Brien; reporter, Frank Buckley, February 26, 2004.

CNN News report: “California Dreaming,” anchor, Wolf Blitzer; reporter, Frank Buckley, February 26, 2004.

CNN Live Today report: “Democratic Presidential Candidates Face Off Tonight in Last Debate Before Super Tuesday,” anchor, Heidi Collins; Frank Buckley, reporter, February 26, 2004.

International Herald Tribune: “Immigrants get a touch of home on TV,” by John Berger, February 23, 2004.

Associated Press: “Will Janet Jackson force a change in broadcast standards”” February 5, 2004.

UPI Hollywood Reporter: “Censorship at the Oscars”” by Pat Nason, February 13, 2004.

Chicago Tribune: “Deal would likely produce Eisner’s exit,” by Meg James, Claudia Eller and Richard Verrier, February 12, 2004.

Los Angeles Times: “Candidate Challenged on Letter Clinton says he did not endorse Joe Baca Jr. in the Assembly campaign in San Bernardino County. Rep. Joe Baca says he got the signature,” by Hugo Martin, February 10, 2004.

Seattle Post Intelligencer: “Vote on TV decency standards is still out,” by Melanie McFarland, February 10, 2004.

CBS Evening News report: “Repercussions from Super Bowl halftime show will be felt at Grammy Awards,” anchor John Roberts; reporter Sandra Hughes, February 8, 2004. “The vice presidential dance has begun,” by Josh Benson, February 7, 2004.

Los Angeles Times: “One Word Says It All for Governor,” by Joe Mathews, February 1, 2004.

Kansas City Star: “TV forgives as quickly as it forgets,” by Aaron Barnhart, January 29, 2004.

KPCC Talk of the City interview: Kitty Felde interviews Marty Kaplan about CBS’ refusal to air’s ad during the Super Bowl, January 28, 2004.

St. Louis Dispatch: “Democrats gamble with tax-hike plans,” by John Sawyer, January 27, 2004.

Nightline interview (ABC): “Vote 2004: The fine art of political damage control,” Chris Bury interviews Martin Kaplan, January 23, 2004.

CBS Evening News report: “American popular culture in 2003,” anchor, John Roberts; reporter, Bill Whitaker, January 2, 2004.