Remember Len “Cry Me a River” Pitts? Audio file below
I almost felt bad for him struggling over reading his uninspired script when I wasn’t feeling sleepy.
I’m trying to get through this (zzzzz) to see if talks about the “cry me a river” regarding the Christian/Newsom murders, but I doubt he will bring this up- LP goes on and on, it is a bit better after the break, but still none-too-exciting. I guess I want ‘commentary’ people who hold themselves out as writers to have engaging personalities, but this guy is so … well, ordinary, I’m left feeling as if I am eavesdropping on a conversation at Starbucks. I can only pray I am not half as sleep inducing.
|Leonard Pitts Jr. – The Wonderful World of Punditry|
|Leonard Pitts Jr. discusses the current state of the American news media and rise of punditry that passes as journalism. Leonard Pitts Jr. is the bestselling author of the book Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood and a columnist for the Miami Herald. The winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, he has also received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Pitts has been lauded for dealing with difficult subjects, such as race, politics, culture, and parenthood, in his writing. Visit us at http://www.wgbh.org/forum to explore our entire collection of lectures.|