Book Discussion on The News About the News

Mr. Downie talked about the book he co-authored, The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril, published by Alfred A.… read more

Mr. Downie talked about the book he co-authored, The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril, published by Alfred A. Knopf. In the book he criticizes the media preoccupation with profits and entertainment and defines good news coverage. 

Robert G. Kaiser is the other co-author of the book. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The News About the News

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Booknotes
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2002
Last Aired:
Apr 8, 2002

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  • Apr 07, 2002 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 2002 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 2002 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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