Democracy and Freedom of the Press

Author Anthony Lewis spoke about the importance of freedom of the press. He outlined the change in the practical application of the idea of… read more

Author Anthony Lewis spoke about the importance of freedom of the press. He outlined the change in the practical application of the idea of freedom of the press has changed with changes in the information industry and a growing public cynicism. He also stressed that democracy and the media industry in its present form are not incompatible as some critics such as James Fallows have argued. close

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Democracy and Freedom of the Press

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Program ID:
79868-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
First Aired:
May 17, 1997 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 18, 1997 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 17, 1997 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 1997 | 11:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 18, 1997 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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