This American Life

This American Life

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This American Life (TAL) is a weekly hour-long radio program produced by Chicago Public Radio and hosted by Ira Glass. It is distributed by Public Radio International on PRI affiliate stations and is also available as a free weekly podcast. Primarily a journalistic non-fiction program, it has also featured essays, memoirs, field recordings, short fiction, and found footage. The first episode aired on November 17, 1995,[1] under the show's original title, Your Radio Playhouse. More » (Source: Wikipedia)

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Media: Radio
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Related Publications: Public Radio International
Location: Chicago, IL, US
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Edited By: Kaizar Campwala
Last Edit: Oct 13, 2009 - 11:08 AM PDT
Story Stats
Top Topics: Business (5), U.S. (4), Finance (4), World (3), U.S. Economy (3), Money (2), Politics (2), Global Economy (2), Living (2), Campaign Reform (1), Law (1), Human Rights (1), China (1), Lobbying (1), Money and Politics (1)...
Top Authors: Ira Glass (6), Alex Blumberg (2), Jake Bernstein (1), Jesse Eisinger (1), Adam Davidson (1)
Top Formats: Special Report (2), News Report (1), Investigative Report (1), Opinion (1), Editorial (1)
 
 
 
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Ratings

Overall Rating
4.1

Good
from 24 story reviews
Quality
4.0
Facts
4.2
Fairness
4.2
Information
4.0
Insight
4.0
Sourcing
4.3
Style
4.0
Accuracy
4.5
Balance
4.2
Context
4.1
Depth
4.1
Enterprise
4.2
Expertise
4.0
Originality
4.1
Relevance
4.0
Transparency
2.5
Responsibility
4.1
Popularity
3.8
Recommendation
4.1
Credibility
4.0
# Reviews
1.9
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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