Covering Public Scandals

Journalists Carl Bernstein and Robert Zelnick led teams of student debaters on the question of whether journalists could maintain standards… read more

Journalists Carl Bernstein and Robert Zelnick led teams of student debaters on the question of whether journalists could maintain standards in covering public scandals. They examined the difference between providing news in the public interest and reporting news on what the public was 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 08, 1998 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 04, 1998 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 08, 1998 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1998 | 12:30am 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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