The Insider (On The Media: Friday, 24 July 2009)

Fox Sport's Jay Glazer is one of the best NFL reporters in the business - he breaks stories about the latest trade or controversy with regularity. But his success is due, at least in part, to his questionable journalistic approach: he's close friends with many of the players and coaches he covers.

Broken Record (On The Media: Friday, 17 July 2009)

President Obama promised to bring transparency to the White House, but one opaque practice has continued unabated: off-the-record briefings. AP's managing editor for U.S. news, Michael Oreskes, explains why these secret conversations prevent reporters from doing their jobs.

Just Eat It (On The Media: Friday, 17 July 2009)

There are a few things you can do with a printed newspaper that you can’t with websites: start a fire, wrap a present or make paper-mâché. But you can also eat it. Todd Wheeler of the marketing company US Ink is working to get flavor strips into food advertisements. He says they could provide a much-needed new revenue stream for newspapers.