Charlie Meyerson interviews

By Charlie Meyerson

Veteran radio news guy Charlie Meyerson talks to interesting people. (Some episodes consist of historic raw audio.) Contact: Meyerson@gmail.com

  1. 1.
    Ex-Chicago Tribune editor James Squires warned in 1993 about the corporate takeover of America’s newspapers
    27:13
  2. 2.
    WTTW’s new stars navigate changing news landscape
    30:35
  3. 3.
    Block Club Chicago’s origin story
    41:31
  4. 4.
    After a lifetime at the Chicago Tribune, Eric Zorn and Steve Johnson are leaving. What’s next?
    39:00
  5. 5.
    Pulitzer winner Jamie Kalven on the news business: ‘I see no reason to despair’
    1:05:39
  6. 6.
    A ‘mouthy black lesbian feminist’ is one of Chicago’s most influential media leaders
    25:37
  7. 7.
    Did Mayor Lightfoot make things better for journalists of color?
    33:05
  8. 8.
    Who was Stan Lee? Two biographers discuss his life and legacy.
    45:54
  1. 9.
    Email pioneer Aaron Barnhart interviewed in 1996
    23:43
  2. 10.
    Chicago 7 lawyer William Kunstler in 1994: That trial ‘changed me totally'
    23:36
  3. 11.
    Charlie Meyerson interviewed … about Charlie Meyerson
    39:53
  4. 12.
    Barack Obama's 1st biographer, David Mendell: Michelle didn't care for the book
    53:20
  5. 13.
    How to get your story on the air in Chicago
    37:40
  6. 14.
    Science fiction, Radicalized: An interview with Cory Doctorow
    37:42
  7. 15.
    We were warned in 1997 of 'underground prejudice'
    22:33
  8. 16.
    Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee in 2017: 'Nerdism is the highest state of mankind'
    16:07
  9. 17.
    Leon Lederman, science education hacker, in 1997
    26:41
  10. 18.
    Newspaper editorial boards: Cracking the code
    47:27
  11. 19.
    How Steve James overcame doubt—his and others'—to create 'America to Me'
    1:13:36
  12. 20.
    Food Network star Jeff Mauro talks about that time a guy in the audience died
    57:05
  13. 21.
    Anna Quindlen, talking out loud in 1993
    26:26
  14. 22.
    Trump's precursor? An interview with Pat Buchanan in 1998
    22:19
  15. 23.
    From 1998: The man who REALLY saved Apple
    23:04
  16. 24.
    National Lampoon's origins, recalled by founding publisher Matty Simmons in 1987
    21:14
  17. 25.
    In 1998, a look to the future of working women
    21:14
  18. 26.
    How the Fantastic Four radio series disappointed Stan Lee in 1975
    6:53
  19. 27.
    The time I interviewed 'Chickenman' creator Dick Orkin in 1976
    7:32
  20. 28.
    David Simon—before 'The Wire,' in 1997
    25:49
  21. 29.
    ‘Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!’ host Peter Sagal tells his not-favorite things
    1:05:09
  22. 30.
    Turning a live event into a podcast: A case study
    1:08:53
  23. 31.
    David Axelrod: From Oak Park to the White House
    1:08:53
  24. 32.
    If your school kills your student newspaper—or you're laid off—you can keep going. Cheap.
    37:49
  25. 33.
    The gang that used to rule cyberspace: A 1993 interview
    23:51
  26. 34.
    Stan Lee interviewed in 1998 (raw audio)
    36:38
  27. 35.
    June Foray and Bill Scott, the voices behind 'Rocky and Bullwinkle'—in 1983
    34:07

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