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Oct 23, 2020

"Hot Media with Bob Mann" episode 147 is titled "No Surprises Please!" The conversation focuses on the media's coverage of the final days of the Presidential campaign. The title refers to the "October surprise" which all candidates dread. Bob's guest is Patti Newberry, Senior Lecturer in the Journalism Program at...


Oct 16, 2020

"Hot Media with Bob Mann" episode 146 is titled "Someone's Crazy Uncle." The title comes from Savannah Guthrie's comment to President Trump about his amplification of baseless conspiracy theories on social media. Bob's guest is Professor Paul Levinson of Fordham University. Bob and Paul discuss the dissemination of...


Oct 9, 2020

"Hot Media with Bob Mann" episode 145 features Bob's first interview with Matt Hall, the new President of the Society of Professional Journalists. Bob and Matt discuss the issues surrounding coverage of President Trump's COVID treatment. Titled "Who's the Doctor Here?", it touches on the quality of information released...


Oct 2, 2020

Episode 144 of "Hot Media with Bob Mann" is titled "Where's the Mute Button?" It focuses on the scheduled debates and other media factors in the last month of the Presidential campaign. Bob and his guest, FDU Professor Dan Cassino, discuss conflicting perceptions of masculinity in the first debate and strategies for the...


Sep 25, 2020

"Hot Media with Bob Mann" episode 143 pivots back to entertainment. After weeks of shows about media and politics, Bob talks with TV Critic David Hinckley about the Emmy winners, the return of the production pipeline and what shows and series are truly outstanding.