On May 22, MSNBC Live did a story on whether parents in the workplace were getting preferential treatment over nonparents. The fine folks at MSNBC had been perusing Gruntled Employees, and invited me to appear and give the employers' perspective. We actually ended up doing two live segments. The first piece had me facing off with Kim Gandy, the president of the National Organization of Women. Here is the clip (it's 3:50 long), which is copyrighted by MSNBC:
Later that day, I went back on MSNBC Live to discuss the issue with Kimarie Rahill McDonald, a New Jersey family lawyer. In this piece (3:58 long), I noted the similarity between today's issues and a similar topic from a 35-year-old Mary Tyler Moore Show episode:
(Also copyrighted by MSNBC, and used here under the fair-use doctrine.) I thought MSNBC did a nice job with the topic, and both anchors directed the discussion well.
Note to aspiring TV personalities: it's a heck of a lot easier doing it the second time!