Covering Public Scandals

Mr. Bernstein and Mr. Zelnick led teams of student debaters on the question of whether journalists can maintain standards in… read more

Mr. Bernstein and Mr. Zelnick led teams of student debaters on the question of whether journalists can maintain standards in covering public scandals. They examined the difference between providing news in the public interest and reporting news on what the public is interested in and the difficulty of maintaining standards in an age of such heightened competition for audience share. They also took comments from the audience and the audience later voted for the winner. close

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Covering Public Scandals

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Program ID:
103620-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 1998
Last Aired:
Aug 4, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 1998 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1998 | 12:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1998 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 1998 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 1998 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 1998 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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