James Poniewozik

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Chief television critic for the New York Times

James Poniewozik on KCRW

With all the talk of secret Russian operatives, spies and espionage in the news these days, the television show “The Americans” seems incredibly timely today.

'The Americans' seems incredibly timely right now

With all the talk of secret Russian operatives, spies and espionage in the news these days, the television show “The Americans” seems incredibly timely today.

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NBC’s Matt Lauer is facing critics Thursday for  his performance  as the host of the network’s presidential forum on foreign policy.

Matt Lauer faces critics after NBC’s presidential forum

NBC’s Matt Lauer is facing critics Thursday for his performance as the host of the network’s presidential forum on foreign policy.

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The Ethics of Live-streaming Video

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