Off the Cuff: A Rated-R Story From a 48 Hours Assignment

In this week’s Off the Cuff audio commentary, I share a story from my days working on the CBS News investigative program, 48 Hours.

Disclaimer: the story contains…some foul language. You’ve been warned. 

You can listen to it by clicking on the play (arrow) button below. Enjoy!

 

Thank you, and check back for more Off the Cuff episodes!

Editor’s note: There’s no truth to the rumor that Bernie’s 48 Hours attire (pictured above) was inspired by journalist Mike Donovan from the 1980’s NBC hit mini-series, “V.” 😉




Special Video: Part II Classic Goldberg on 48 Hours: Hurricane Andrew

Please support the all volunteer archive and restoration group by buying a Lamestream Media “Evil Eye” T-Shirt.

[bitsontherun Oaf4elhr-hjs2A6IZ]




Goldberg Undercover- Segment 2: 48 Hours On Crack Street- “The Streets”

This is the second segment in a special three part series of a groundbreaking documentary that aired in 1986.

[bitsontherun krWEZrYT]




Surprise Special: Classic Goldberg- 48 Hours On Crack Street Part 1

This was groundbreaking TV Journalism that first aired in 1986 by CBS News

And it was my first major reporting assignment on prime time television …

None of us who reported this story — the introduction of crack cocaine into our culture — wrote a script. There were no voice overs, also known as narration. Just real life action unfolding before our eyes, and the viewers’ eyes — in some scary places around New York City.

Hope you enjoy.

Bernie

Note: We will be releasing this in a 3 part series. Please check back often. Remember you can subscribe to BernardGoldberg.com updates by clicking this link.

48 Hours On Crack Street- The Dealers

[bitsontherun IWKfDWq4]

What are your thoughts? How has media and culture changed in the last 20 years? Comment below!