MEDIA MATTERS: NOTES FROM THE BALLPARK
This piece for MEDIA MATTERS focuses on Buster Olney, when he was The New York Times beat reporter covering the New York Yankees. Great Projects, working with ATV Associates, Inc., produced eight episodes of MEDIA MATTERS, a magazine series broadcast on PBS that delves into questions of journalistic practice and professionalism. Alex Jones, now the director of the Shorenstein Center for the Press and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School, is host. Among the reporters who did stories for MEDIA MATTERS were writer Alex Kotlowitz; New York Times sports columnist William C. Rhoden,; syndicated columnist Geneva Overholser; and Terry Eastland, publisher of The Weekly Standard.