The TV Journalist: Statesman or Revolutionary

Mr. Rather spoke of television’s impact on world events. He questioned the public perception that journalists are increasingly becoming part of the… read more

Mr. Rather spoke of television’s impact on world events. He questioned the public perception that journalists are increasingly becoming part of the diplomatic loop or are being used as instruments of propaganda. He said, “My job, my role-- what my life is about-- is trying to be an honest broker of information.” Mr. Rather gave several current examples of the role of journalists in global crises. close

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  • Joan Konner Dean Columbia University->Graduate School of Journalism
  • Dan Rather Anchor CBS->Evening News

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The TV Journalist: Statesman or Revolutionary

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Program ID:
16101-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 1991 | 6:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 02, 1991 | 2:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 30, 1991 | 6:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 1991 | 7:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 1991 | 9:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 31, 1991 | 2:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 02, 1991 | 2:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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