Saturday, September 23


NBC has exclusive American distribution rights to broadcast the Olympic Games through 2032. (Creative Commons photo by Gregg O'Connell via Flickr)

Olympic coverage should be free in US, not monopolized

If all goes well with the Olympic bid, the world will be watching Westwood and Los Angeles in 2024. Except for millions of Americans. This is hardly an exaggeration – the Olympic Games as a whole are perhaps the most-watched television program in the world, and viewership only increases with each successive games. Read more...

Photo: NBC has exclusive American distribution rights to broadcast the Olympic Games through 2032. (Creative Commons photo by Gregg O'Connell via Flickr)

NBC has exclusive American distribution rights to broadcast the Olympic Games through 2032. (Creative Commons photo by Gregg O'Connell via Flickr)


David Greenwald, now a music critic at an Oregon newspaper, while at a Daily Bruin retreat in 2005. (Courtesy of David Greenwald)

Daily Bruin Alumni Q&A: David Greenwald

Press Pass is rolling out the Daily Bruin Alumni Q&A series, where we connect with past staffers in the paper and see where the Daily Bruin has taken them in their respective careers. Read more...

Photo: David Greenwald, now a music critic at an Oregon newspaper, while at a Daily Bruin retreat in 2005. (Courtesy of David Greenwald)

David Greenwald, now a music critic at an Oregon newspaper, while at a Daily Bruin retreat in 2005. (Courtesy of David Greenwald)


(Creative Commons photo via VisualHunt.com)

The real benefits of fiction

Even in a world that offers thousands of diversions, fiction still deserves special recognition. Fiction isn’t just a series of distractions – the movies, TV shows and books that fall under fiction’s purview are our society’s favorite platforms for storytelling. Read more...

Photo: (Creative Commons photo via VisualHunt.com)

(Creative Commons photo via VisualHunt.com)

Myles Jack, who left UCLA early for the NFL draft, is now a top prospect. (Daily Bruin file photo)

How does Myles Jack stack up?

When Myles Jack left school early to enter the NFL draft, some questioned his decision, including his coach, Jim Mora. Mora, citing his experience with professional draft rooms, noted it might be tough for a team to pull the trigger on Jack with so little tape to look at. Read more...

Photo: Myles Jack, who left UCLA early for the NFL draft, is now a top prospect. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Myles Jack, who left UCLA early for the NFL draft, is now a top prospect. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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