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Media Mentions

I am frequently cited and acknowledged as an expert in journalism and media issues by news organizations world-wide. In all, I’ve done more than 100 live and pre-taped interviews with local, national and international TV, radio, and online news sources, including Forbes, Variety, Agence France Presse, MSNBC, WFSB, WTNH, WTIC and the Associated Press. A partial list is below.

111.) Interviewed live on-air by WICC radio on September 18, 2020 about the anchor and other staff layoffs at WFSB in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

110.) Interviewed live on-air by WICC radio on June 8, 2020 about the New York Times’ reaction to the Sen. Tom Cotton op-ed.

109.) Interviewed by MSNBC on April 30, 2020 for a story about how journalists are adapting to changes in coverage brought on by the corona virus.

108.) Interviewed / quoted in Variety article on April 17, 2020 about the role of “TV doctors” during Corona Virus coverage. 

107.) Interviewed live on air for 20 minutes on WICC radio on March 5, 2020 about Chris Matthews’ firing from MSNBC

106.) Interviewed live on air for 30 minutes on The Real Story with Ron Ropiek on WSHU on Feb. 20, 2020 about free speech on campus.

105.) Interviewed live on air for 15 minutes by Don Cookson of WGAN radio in Portland, Maine on Feb. 15, 2020 about the legacy of talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

104.) Interviewed by WFSB TV reporter Matt McFarland on Dec. 10, 2019 about the death of WFSB anchor Denise D’Ascenzo. 

103.) Interviewed live on air for 15 minutes by WICC radio in Bridgeport on Dec. 9, 2019 about the death of WFSB anchor Denise D’Ascenzo.

102.) Interviewed by the Waterbury Republican-American on Dec. 9, 2019 about the death of WFSB anchor Denise D’Ascenzo.

101.) Quoted by several Hearst news sites, including the New Haven Register and San Francisco Chronicle, on Dec. 9, 2019 about the death of WFSB anchor Denise D’Ascenzo. 

100.) Interviewed live for 20 minutes by WICC in Bridgeport on 9/18/2019 about Tegna’s purchase of Fox 61.

99.) Interviewed live for 20 minutes by WATR in Waterbury on 9/18/2019 about Tegna’s purchase of Fox 61.

98.) Interviews by Connecticut Public Radio on 9/17/2019 about Tegna’s purchase of Fox 61.

97.) Interviewed by WTIC radio in Farmington on 9/16/2019 about Tegna’s purchase of Fox 61.

96.) Interviewed by the New Haven Register on 9/16/2019 about Tegna’s purchase of Fox 61.

95.) Interviewed for a Forbes Magazine article on 8/9/2019 about advertisers leaving Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show.

94.) Interviewed live on WICC radio in Bridgeport 30-minutes on 7/26/2019 about journalists leaving the profession to work in partisan politics.

93.) Interviewed live on WATR radio in Waterbury for 30-minutes on 7/25/2019 about journalists leaving the profession to work in partisan politics.

92.) Interviewed live on WSHU radio in Fairfield for 30-minutes on 4/11/2019 about free speech on college campuses.

91.) Interviewed live on WSHU radio in Fairfield for 1-hour on 2/7/2019 as part of a panel discussion on the future of independent newspapers in Connecticut.

90.) Interviewed by WQUN on 1/7/2019 about David Rhodes’ stepping down as president of CBS News.

89.) Interviewed live on-set for 1-hour with former ACLU president and NYU Law professor Nadine Strossen about free speech on The Real Story on WSHU radio in Fairfield, CT on 12/12/2018. 

88.) Interviewed live on-air for 20-minutes by WATR in Waterbury on 12/06/2018 about Nexstar’s proposed purchase of Tribune Broadcasting.

87.) I was quoted in a 12/04/2018 Hartford Business News article about Nexstar’s proposed purchase of Tribune Broadcasting.

86.) I was interviewed and quoted by the Hartford Courant on 12/03/2018 for a story about Nexstar’s proposed purpose of Tribune Broadcasting.

85.) I was interviewed on tape by WSHU radio (NPR) in Stamford, CT on 12/03/2018 for a story about Nexstar’s proposed purpose of Tribune Broadcasting.

84.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 11/06/2018 article in Variety magazine about Sean Hannity appearing on-stage at a Trump pre-election rally. Link is here. 

83.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 10/30/2018 article in Variety magazine about Fox News Channel’s conspiratorial leanings. 

82.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 10/26/2018 New York Daily News article about the cancellation of Megyn Kelly’s Today Show talk show.

81.) I did a ore-taped radio interview on WQUN on 10/25/2018 about the cancellation of Megyn Kelly’s Today Show talk show.

80.) I did a radio interview with WQUN on 8/09/2018 about the failure of the Sinclair Broadcasting / Tribune Broadcasting purchase deal.

79.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30 minutes on WGAN Radio in Portland, Maine on 8/05/2018 about President Trump’s “war of words” with journalists, and what it means for the profession and public trust in journalism.

78.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 6/19/2018 Variety Magazine article about TV coverage of the 2018 southern border child immigrant situation.

77.) I was interviewed and quoted in for a 5/14/2018 New Haven Register article looking back at media fascination with the 2007 Petit family murders in Cheshire, CT. 

76.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30-minutes on the John DePetro radio show in WNRI in Providence, Rhode Island on 5/14/2018 about Bill O’Reilly possibly being hired by Newsmax TV to host a news/talk show.

75.) I was interviewed and quoted by Variety Magazine on 4/24/2018 for a story about media interest in the Donald Trump / Stormy Daniels affair. 

74.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30 minutes on WNPR’s “Where We Live” on 3/26/2018, talking about anger towards TV meteorologists for over-hyping the nor’easter of 3/21/2018. 

73.) I was interviewed on 3/22/2018 by WTIC-AM radio about anger towards TV meteorologists for over-hyping the nor’easter of 3/21/2018

72.) I was interviewed live on the radio for 30-minutes on nationally-syndicated Lars Larson radio show on 3/15/2018 about Netflix considering adding a newscast. .

71.) I was interviewed live for 20 minutes on WDEL radio in Wilmington, DE on 3/15/2018 about Netflix considering adding a newscast. The interview is linked here.

70.) I was interviewed and quoted by the Philadelphia Inquirer on 3/15/2018 for a story about the importance of morning TV anchors. 

69.) I was interviewed by Variety Magazine on 2/22/2018 for a story about CNN’s Gun Control town hall meeting. 

68.) I was interviewed by the Hartford Business Journal on 2/16/2018 about WNPR Radio’s rising ratings. 

67.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20-minutes on WZON radio in Bangor, ME on 1/22/2018 about President Trump’s “Fake News Awards” and what it means for public trust in the media.

66.) I was interviewed live in-studio at WQUN for 20-minutes on 1/18/2018 about the Crain’s Newspro “Noteworthy Journalism Educator” award I received.

65.) I was interviewed for the 30-minute live-to-tape “Reporter’s Notebook” radio program on WQUN on 1/18/2018 about the state of the journalism industry.

64.) I was interviewed live for 20-minutes on WZON in Bangor ME on 1/10/2017 about John Dickerson being named co-anchor of CBS This Morning

63.) I was interviewed for 20-minutes live on-air on WDEL in Wilmington, DE on 1/09/2017 about John Dickerson being named co-anchor of CBS This Morning

62.) I was interviewed live on-air for 15 minutes on WQUN on 1/02/2017 about Hoda Kotb being hired as the anchor of the Today Show.

61.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 1/02/2018 Variety Magazine article about Hoda Kotb being hired as the anchor of the Today Show. 

60.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 1/02/2018 Associated Press article about Hoda Kotb being hired as the anchor of the Today Show. The article ran in the Chicago Tribune and dozens of other publications around the country and world, generating more than $37,000 in free publicity for the university. The article is linked here. A list of where the article appeared is here.

59.) I did a live 20-minute radio interview on 12/22/2017 with WZON in Bangor, ME about additional sexual harassment allegations made against NFL Network hosts.

58.) I did a live 30-minute radio interview on 12/14/2017 with WZON in Bangor, ME about the Today Show’s ratings after Matt Lauer’s firing, and the suspension of NFL Network analysts.

57.) I did a live 20-minute radio interview on 12/04/2017 with Vinnie Penn of WELI in New Haven about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News.

56.) I was interviewed and quoted by the New York Daily News for an article on 11/29/2017 about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News. 

55.) I was interviewed and quoted for an article in Variety Magazine on 11/29/2017 about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News. 

54.) I was interviews live on-air for 30-minutes on WZON in Bangor, ME on 11/30/2017 about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News.

53.) I was interviewed by WTIC radio in Hartford on 11/29/2017 about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News.

52.) I was interviewed by WQUN radio on 11/29/2017 about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News.

51.) I was interviewed and quoted by WFSB on 11/29/2017 for a story about about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News

50.) I was interviewed and quoted by Fox Connecticut on 11/29/2017 for a story about about Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News

49.) I was interviewed for 20-minutes live on-air by WZON radio in Bangor, ME on 11/27/2017 about Charlie Rose’s firing from CBS News.

48.) I was quoted by Reuters about the sexual harassment allegations made against CBS anchor Charlie Rose. The article that appeared in the New York Times and other publications around the world, including the Daily Mail, US News & World Report, Asia Pacific Daily, Pakistan Today, Reuters UK and Express India. 

47.) I was interviewed by NBC Connecticut on 10/17/2017 for a story about how social media is fueling a #metoo campaign, where women talk about their experiences with sexual harassment. 

46.) I was interviewed and quoted in a CTNewsJunkie.com article on 10/16/2017 about President Trump calling for the FCC to look at broadcast licenses of companies who criticize him. 

45.) I was interviewed by WQUN radio on 10/16/2017 about President Trump calling for the FCC to look at broadcast licenses of companies who criticize him.

44.) I was interviewed by WNPR radio on 10/16/2017 about President Trump calling for the FCC to look at broadcast licenses of companies who criticize him. 

43.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 10/08/2017 in a Black Press USA article about O.J. Simpson’s release from prison. 

42.) I was interviewed live on WATR in Waterbury for 30-minutes on 9/11/2017 about the media’s coverage of hurricane Irma in Florida. 

41.) I was interviewed live in-studio for 20-minutes on WFSB’s “Face the State” on 9/03/2017, talking on-air about media coverage of hurricane Harvey’s flooding in Houston. Video of the segment is linked here. 

40.) I was interviewed live in-studio for 15-minutes on WQUN on 8/28/2017 about the flooding from hurricane Harvey in Houston.

39.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20-minutes on WZON in Bangor, ME on 8/14/2017 about how President Trump bypasses traditional media to get his message out.

38.) I was interviewed and quoted by the Guardian newspaper on 8/10/2017 about the impact of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s planned expansion.

37.) I was interviewed and quotes by the Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 8/8/2017 about the use of Twitter in news coverage

36.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20-minutes on WDCR in Hartford on 7/20/2017 about media coverage of O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing.

35.) I was interviewed for a TV news story with WTNH on 7/19/2017 about the OJ Simpson parole hearing. 

34.) I did a live 10-minute radio interview on 7/19/2017 with KBZZ in Sparks, NV on the O.J. Simpson parole hearing.

33.) I did a radio interview on 7/19/2017 with WQUN in Hamden on the O.J. Simpson parole hearing.

32.) I did a live 15-minutes radio interview on 7/19/2017 with Vinnie Penn of WELI in New Haven on the O.J. Simpson parole hearing.

31.) I was interviewed and quoted by by Agence France Presse (AFP) for a 7/19/2017 article on the O.J. Simpson parole hearing. It appeared, among other places, in Miami’s Nuevo Herald (Miami Herald) and on news websites across Central and South America. 

30.) I was interviewed and quoted by USA Today for a 7/19/2017 article on the OJ Simpson parole hearing. 

29.) I was interviewed and quoted on 6/20/2017 by the Connecticut Law Tribune about Newtown Lawyers’ threats to sue NBC over an interview with Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. 

28.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30-minutes on 6/15/2017 by WFAW in Wisconsin about Megyn Kelly’s planned interview with Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. 

27.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20-minutes on WATR in Waterbury on 6/15/2017 about Megyn Kelly’s planned interview with Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

26.) I was interviewed live on-air for 15-minutes on WDEL in Wilmington, DE on 6/14/2017 about Megyn Kelly’s planned interview with Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

25.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30-minutes on WZON radio in Bangor, ME on 6/01/2017 about Scott Pelley being replaced as anchor of the CBS Evening News.

24.) I was interviewed live on-air for 15-minutes on WDEL radio in Wilmington, DE on 5/18/2017 about the death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes.

23.) I was interviewed by WQUN radio on 5/18/2017 about the death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes.

22.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20-minutes on WDRC radio in Hartford on 5/10/2017 about Sinclair Broadcasting’s planned purchase of Tribune TV stations.

21.) I was interviewed and quoted in an LA Times article on 5/08/2017 about Sinclair Broadcasting’s planned purchase of Tribune TV stations. 

20.) I was interviewed and quoted in a Chicago Tribune article on 5/08/2017 about Sinclair Broadcasting’s planned purchase of Tribune TV stations. 

19.) I was interviewed and quoted in a New Haven Register article on 5/08/2017 about Sinclair Broadcasting’s planned purchase of Tribune TV stations. 

18.) I was quoted in a Fox 61 (Hartford) story on 5/03/2017 about a fake news story about a murder causing problems for police in Naugatuck. 

17.) I was quoted in a WFSB story on 5/03/2017 about a fake news story about a murder causing problems for police in Naugatuck. 

16.) I was interviewed and quoted in the New Haven Register on 4/19/2017 in a story about Bill O’Reilly’s firing from Fox News channel. 

15.) I was interviewed live on-air for 15 minutes on WAFS in Atlanta on 4/19/2017 about Bill O’Reilly’s firing from Fox News Channel.

14.) I was interviewed live on-air for 15-minutes on WDRC radio in Hartford on 4/12/2017 about Bill O’Reilly’s future at Fox News Channel, after accusations of sexual harassment.

13.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30-minutes on WZON radio in Bangor, ME on 4/07/2017 about Bill O’Reilly’s future at Fox News Channel, after accusations of sexual harassment.

12.) I was interviewed live on-air for 30-minutes on WZON radio in Bangor, ME on 2/02/2017 about Oprah Winfrey joining 60 Minutes as a contributor

11.) I was interviewed live on-air for 15-minutes on The Beat internet radio in Bristol, CT on 1/31/2017 about Oprah Winfrey joining 60 Minutes as a contributor

10.) I was interviewed and quoted in a Darien News article on 1/26/2017 about the future of CBS Evening News Scott Pelley. 

9.) I was interviewed and quoted in a Boston Herald article on 1/26/2017 about Tucker Carlson taking over for Megyn Kelly in Fox News primetime. 

8.) I was interviewed and quoted in a January 4, 2017 USA Today article about Megyn Kelly leaving Fox News Channel for NBC. 

7.) I was interviewed live on-air during the Vinnie Penn show on WELI in New Haven about Billy Bush’s suspension from the Today Show on 10/10/2016

6.) I was interviewed and quoted in an article about News 12 Connecticut’s move to New Jersey for article that ran on 10/07/16 in the Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time and News-Times. 

5.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20 minutes about Roger Ailes leaving Fox News and Matt Lauer’s performance in the candidates’ forum on 9/09/16 on the “Talk of the Town” on WATR in Waterbury, CT.

4.) I was interviewed live on-air for 20 minutes about Roger Ailes leaving Fox News on 9/07/16 on WZON in Bangor, Maine

3.) I was interviewed and quoted in a 6/20/16 article in the Hartford Business Journal about the ethics of Hartford Healthcare’s new TV studio and the airing of an infomercial on NBC Connecticut. 

2.) I was interviewed for one hour on the Michelle Turner show on New Haven’s WNHH radio on 9/29/15 about the proposed merger of the parent companies of WFSB and WTNH. Audio is here.

1.) I was interviewed live in-studio during the 5pm news on Fox Connecticut on 8/26/15 about the on-air murder of two TV journalists in Virginia. 

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