The News About the News: Book Party

Mr. Downie and Mr. Kaiser talked about their book, The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book… read more

The News About the News: Book Party Mr. Downie and Mr. Kaiser talked about their book, The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book offers an insider’s perspective on the state of modern media, focusing on what the authors believe to be negative trends in the industry. They argue that attention to profits and the bottom line has sensationalized the medium to the detriment of international and hard news coverage. A question and answer session followed their presentation. close

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The News About the News: Book Party

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Program ID:
171842-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chautauqua, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 04, 2002 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 2002 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 04, 2002 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2002 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2002 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2002 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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