We live in the age of emails, texts, tweets and transcribed voicemails. With all this easy outreach, have you abandoned the good, old-fashioned phone call? Jim Braude and Margery Eagan opened up the lines (and truthfully, they read a few emails — but no texts!) to ask if we've abandoned the fine art of phone conversation.
Read the New York Times op-ed that got Jim and Margery talking about this.
Also on BPR:
- John King from CNN talked about progress (or lack thereof) with the government shutdown.
- Miles O'Brien talked about the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. What will Boston do when the next big storm surge hits?
- Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory talked about what to do when your reporting is questioned.
- Dr. Brandon Gaudiano explained why psychotherapy is on the decline — and why that's a terrible problem.
- From Sandy Koufax to Kevin Youkilis, Larry Ruttman talked about prominent Jews in Major League Baseball. Larry Ruttman's book is called American Jews And America's Game.