Breaking News Coverage

The guests discussed covering breaking news with students participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies… read more

The guests discussed covering breaking news with students participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. They talked about different measures and strategies for covering breaking news. The panelists talked about memorable reports of breaking news that they experienced.

The panelists answered questions from high school students.

Mike Walters, formerly a news anchor for WUSA-TV9, is the writer and producer of a documentary film, Breaking News, Breaking Down, about the emotional toll that covering violent events takes on journalists. close

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Breaking News Coverage

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Program ID:
284454-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 6, 2009

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  • Mar 06, 2009 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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