You may have noticed that the White House press corps is looking a little less white these days. However, this ethnic diversity could be misleading. The proportion of people of color in editorial jobs at daily papers has remained at less than 14%.
African American scholar Henry Louis Gates was arrested for breaking into his own home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. To find out how this story is playing locally, The Takeaway turns to Joe Sciacca of the Boston Herald and commentator Callie Crossley.
For The Takeaway's weekly wrap-up we talk about two stories that dominated the headlines all week?health care and beer. Here to analyze the week's events is The Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich and media analyst Callie Crossley.
Callie Crossley, host of "The Callie Crossley Show" on WGBH in Boston, talks about the latest intelligence on Bin Laden the impact of devastating floods Mississippi River floods. Charlie Herman addresses the economy.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is scheduled to return to court today to face arraignment in New York City, and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to speak about the U.S. economic outlook before the American Bankers association today.
It's Monday morning and that means it's time to check out what's on the AGENDA for the week ahead. We're joined by Todd Zwillich, Washington Correspondent for The Takeaway. And Callie Crossley, host of the Callie Crossley Show at WGBH Boston.
Charlie Herman looks at what lawmakers need do this week, as well as how much this downgrade will likely end up affecting consumer competence. Callie Crossley talks about what the president needs to do this week before he heads out on this tour.