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Michael Downing has discussed his celebrated social history of the seasonal clock change on television and radio programs across the United States and Canada, including the PBSNews Hour with Jim Lehrer and multiple appearances on NBC’s Today Show, CBSSunday Morning with Charles Osgood, CNN’s In the Money and American Morning, Fox’s Neil Cavuto show and national news, several MSNBC news and analysis programs, CNBC, C-SPAN’s Book TV, Canadian television’s World News on the CBC, as well as National Public Radio’s All Things ConsideredMorning EditionOn Point, and Living on Earth, the BBC’s national news and the BBC Five Live talk show, and World Report andSunday Edition on CBC radio.

Michael’s op-ed pieces about the extended dates for daylight saving in 2007 and the dubious impact on energy savings appeared in the Wall Street JournalNew York TimesWashington PostBoston GlobeToronto Globe and Mail and other newspapers. Spring Forward has been featured in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, and online sites, including articles in Time magazine, ESPN.comUSA Today.

Go to the News page for links to some of Michael’s television and radio appearances withSpring Forward, including his recent interviews on the PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer and with Melissa Block on NPR’s All Things Considered.

Go to the Media Room for a list of the national television, radio, and print features aboutSpring Forward.