The Wonderful World of Punditry [01:11:25]
tags: pundits news media [add tags]
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From the WGBH Forum Network: "Leonard Pitts Jr. discusses the current state of the American news media and rise of punditry that passes as journalism.Leonard Pitts Jr. is the bestselling author of the book Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood and a columnist for the Miami Herald. The winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, he has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Pitts has been lauded for dealing with difficult subjects, such as race, politics, culture, and parenthood, in his writing. "
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