Links worth clicking: David Simon of The Wire

David Simon, one of the duo behind The Wire, The Corner, and Generation Kill, on society and news journalism:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/video/2009/aug/29/david-simon-edinburgh-interview-full

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8E8xBXFLKE (skip the first 6 minutes of preliminary dialogue)

(part 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJNkL12QD68 (part 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhPZYjRgqTI

David Simon, “Does the news matter to anyone anymore?”, The Washington Post, 20 January 2008.