After Words with Tom Fenton

Tom Fenton talked about his book, Bad News: The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News, and the Danger to Us All, published by Regan Books. Mr.… read more

Tom Fenton talked about his book, Bad News: The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News, and the Danger to Us All, published by Regan Books. Mr. Fenton argued that the news media must disengage from the entertainment-industry and regain the trust of the public. He was interviewed by Roger Mudd.

Tom Fenton was a foreign correspondent for CBS News from 1970 until 2004. He covered major news events in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Africa during his 34-year career as a CBS News correspondent. He writes about world affairs for his “Listening Post,” column on CBSNews.com. He lives in London, England.

Roger Mudd was a congressional and national affairs correspondent for CBS, chief Washington and political correspondent and co-anchor of Nightly News and Meet the Press for NBC, and an essayist and correspondent for the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. He began his career as a reporter at The Richmond News Leader and radio station WRNL in Richmond, Virginia. Currently Mr. Mudd serves as documentary host on The History Channel. Besides his five Emmys, he has received the George Foster Peabody Award and the Joan Shorenstein Award for Distinguished Washington Reporting. close

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After Words with Tom Fenton

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Program ID:
185733-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 2005 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2005 | 11:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 13, 2005 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2005 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2005 | 11:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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