Category Archives: Hearst

Radio celebrated women journalists in fact and fiction

Happy International Women’s Day… First, here’s a dramatized version of a real woman reporter covering a real crime story — with a young woman criminal for good measure. Farther down the page, you will find links to other radio programs … Continue reading

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Radio adds Front Page Drama to small-town news

Here’s one from the journalist’s “be careful what you wish for” department. Rand’s Esoteric OTR‘s collection of Front Page Drama episodes captures a 1930s-50s radio show that was a fascinating crossover between radio, newspapers and public relations. The program in … Continue reading

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