Digital Age is in its eleventh year. It is on WNYE-TV/Channel 25 in New York City which goes to most cable stations in a 50 mile radius of NYC including Long Island, Westchester and Connecticut. It is also on DirecTV's Ch. 888 (NJ) and DirecTV's Ch. 25 (NY and CT), as well as Dish-TV and is webcast on the Internet at www.digitalage.org.
Well-known guests who have appeared on the program include former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Senator Bob Kerrey, CIA Director James Woolsey, 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Gov. Thomas Kean, Tom Brokaw (NBC), Hedrick Smith (Pulitzer Prize, The New York Times), Dan Rather (CBS), Lester Thurow (MIT / Author), Robert Hormatz (Goldman Sachs), Walter Cronkite (CBS), Don Hewitt (60 Minutes, CBS), Arthur Schlesinger (Author).
Also, Michael Bloomberg (Mayor, NYC), Robert MacNeil (MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour), Bill Bratton (L.A. City Police Commissioner), Ben Bradlee (Washington Post), Richard L. Garwin (Rumsfeld Commission), Warren Hoge (New York Times), Reese Schoenfeld (CNN), John Cassidy (New Yorker), Nadine Strossen (President, ACLU), Katrina Vanden Heuval (Editor, The Nation).
The program covers politics, media and the way we live in the Digital Age.
In the last election campaign programs included: “Should We Stop The Swift Boat Ads?” - Ed Rollins (political consultant) and Elaine Kamarck (Harvard, Kennedy School); “Did Big Media Lose Big in The Elections?” - Dan Henninger (Columnist, Wall Street Journal) and Jonathan Alter (Newsweek); “Will the Net Elect Dean?” - Diane Straus Tucker (Dean Executive Committee); and, “Will the Net Work For Kerry?” - Scot Heiferman (founder of Meetup.com).
Media programs included “If Bush Doesn’t Read The Papers Why Should We?” - Ken Auletta; “Comcast and Disney – Where’s The Beef?” - Geraldine Fabrikant (New York Times) and Glenn Greenberg (Chieftain Capital Mangement); “Will The Media Frenzy Allow Hussain A Fair Trial?” - Anne Marie Slaughter (Dean, Woodrow Wilson School).
Programs on how we live in the Digital Age included “Will The Jobless Economy Last Forever?” - Bob Hormatz (Vice Chair, Goldman Sachs; "Does Fortune Favor The Bold?" - Lester Thurow (MIT / Author); “Will Al Qaeda Become A Virtual State?” - Daniel Benjamin (Author); “9/11 – Who’s To Blame?” - Gerald Posner (Author).
Hosting the program are James Goodale, former Vice-Chairman of The New York Times and James Zirin, partner, Sidley Austin LLP, contributor to The Times of London and Washington Times.
The Columbia Journalism Revew named James Goodale as one of the 200 people who shape the media agenda in New York.
A complete archive of the program's tapes are at the Barco Library, Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Boulevard, Denver, CO 80210 (Tel: 303-871-4885) and at The Museum of Television and Radio, 25 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019 (Tel: 212-621-6845).
For further information call Terence O'Driscoll, 718-250-5826, James Goodale, 212-909-6253 or James Zirin, 212-839-8576.