After Words with Scott Gant

Scott Gant talked about his book, We’re All Journalists Now: The Transformation of the Press and Reshaping of the Law in the Internet… read more

Scott Gant talked about his book, We’re All Journalists Now: The Transformation of the Press and Reshaping of the Law in the Internet Age, published by Free Press. He disputed the traditional definition of the term “journalist” and argued that it needs to be broadened in the Internet age. He said that bloggers follow in the tradition of Thomas Paine and other early pamphleteers and that they should be afforded the same legal rights and privileges as professional journalists. The guest interviewer was Peter Prichard.

Scott Gant was formerly counsel for the New Republic. close

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

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After Words with Scott Gant

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200325-1
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Interview
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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 26, 2007

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  • Aug 25, 2007 | 8:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 26, 2007 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 26, 2007 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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