Charles Grodin: How to Offend Corporations by Just Doing Your Job

Charles Grodin: How to Offend Corporations by Just Doing Your Job

Charles Grodin: How to Offend Corporations by Just Doing Your Job

What happens when the media depends on corporations to survive?

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Flipboard
Pocket

What happens when the media depends on corporations to survive?

What happens when the media is either owned by big corporations or reliant on those corporations for advertising dollars? Unobstructed, honest commentary tends to be the first casualty.

In this Nation Conversation, actor, author and CBS Radio News commentator Charles Grodin talks about just how easy it was for him in his TV work to run afoul of AT&T and GE—in two cases decades apart. Listen to the full conversation to hear what he did to make them so angry.

Subscribe to Nation Conversations on iTunes for exclusive audio of Nation editors and writers digging into the topics and issues that shape the magazine.

Dear reader,

I hope you enjoyed the article you just read. It’s just one of the many deeply reported and boundary-pushing stories we publish every day at The Nation. In a time of continued erosion of our fundamental rights and urgent global struggles for peace, independent journalism is now more vital than ever.

As a Nation reader, you are likely an engaged progressive who is passionate about bold ideas. I know I can count on you to help sustain our mission-driven journalism.

This month, we’re kicking off an ambitious Summer Fundraising Campaign with the goal of raising $15,000. With your support, we can continue to produce the hard-hitting journalism you rely on to cut through the noise of conservative, corporate media. Please, donate today.

A better world is out there—and we need your support to reach it.

Onwards,

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editorial Director and Publisher, The Nation

Ad Policy
x