Obama Administration and the Press

Panelists talked about a report by the Committee to Project Journalists which investigates press freedom conditions during the Obama… read more

Panelists talked about a report by the Committee to Project Journalists which investigates press freedom conditions during the Obama administration. The report argues that the Obama administration has a low-level of openness and that government officials are increasingly more afraid to talk to the press. Speakers included Leonard Downie, co-author of the report, an Arizona State University journalism professor and former Washington Post executive editor. Other speakers included Joel Simon, the executive director of Committee to Project Journalists, and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent for the Washington Post. close

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Program ID:
315701-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2013 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 17, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2013 | 12:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2013 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2013 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 2013 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 19, 2013 | 4:40pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 10:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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