Janensch on the Media

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Media Commentary

Paul Janensch is a former newspaper editor who provides weekly commentary on the media for WNPR - Connecticut Public Radio. These short segments (around 2 - 2.5 minutes) can be used in Morning Edition, ATC and stand-alone programs. He is a professor of Journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. His commentaries are often distributed on the web by Public Interactive, and appear in The Hartford Courant.

Here's what PRX reviewers have to say:

"Solid commentary." - Mary McGrath

"Very straightforward no fluff." - Hans Anderson

"Janensch has a classically handsome, Kevin Phillips -like voice that affords his pronouncements aural authority." - Geo Beach

"I'd like to hear more commentary with this strength of conviction aired nationally. Well-suited for All Things Considered and Morning Edition." - Will Cervarich
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Paul Janensch is a former newspaper editor who provides weekly commentary on the media for WNPR - Connecticut Public Radio. These short segments (around 2 - 2.5 minutes) can be used in Morning Edition, ATC and stand-alone programs. He is a professor of Journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. His commentaries are often distributed on the web by Public Interactive, and appear in The Hartford Courant. Here's what PRX reviewers have to say: "Solid commentary." - Mary McGrath "Very straightforward no fluff." - Hans Anderson "Janensch has a classically handsome, Kevin Phillips -like voice that affords his pronouncements aural authority." - Geo Beach "I'd like to hear more commentary with this strength of conviction aired nationally. Well-suited for All Things... Show full description


8 Pieces

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Commentary on election-night coverage

  • Added: Nov 05, 2004
  • Length: 02:08
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Media commentary on television news anchors

  • Added: Nov 24, 2004
  • Length: 02:39
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Year-end commentary on News Coverage

Bought by Public Radio East


  • Added: Dec 30, 2004
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary on Armstrong Williams Scandal

  • Added: Jan 19, 2005
  • Length: 02:18
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Commentary on Dan Rather's departure at CBS

Bought by KRFC


  • Added: Mar 03, 2005
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary on poverty issues

Bought by WMNF and WMNF


  • Added: Sep 30, 2005
  • Length: 02:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Which politician received the most favorable treatment by the news media during the run-up to the midterm elections? Media commentator Paul Janens...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2006
  • Length: 02:28
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Media Commentary on Senator Larry Craig

  • Added: Sep 06, 2007
  • Length: 02:32