Truth in Journalism

June 28, 2001

Writer David Brock admits he lied about Anita Hill and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in a 1992 magazine article in order to protect the Thomas' reputation. A panel talks about how untrue information gets into print, the factors...

Charles Peters

June 1, 2001

A relatively small political magazine called the Washington Monthly has had a relatively strong influence on journalism, having served as a training ground for many talented writers and editors, including Nicholas Lemann, James Fallows...

International Roundup

May 15, 2001

A panel of journalists from around the world talk about reactions abroad to the new U.S. Administration, and about the top international news stories.

Nicholson Baker: "Double Fold" (Random House)

May 1, 2001

In his new book, novelist Nicholson Baker details what he calls the "assault on paper" being carried out by libraries all around the country. Over the past 50 years, tons of old newspapers and books have been discarded, on the...

Ted Koppel: "Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public" (Knopf)

October 4, 2000

Throughout last year, Ted Koppel, anchor of ABC's "Nightline," kept a diary. He recorded his thoughts on the news events he was covering, from the impeachment trial to the war in Kosovo, as well as his reflections on his career so...

Faith Popcorn: "EVEolution" (Hyperion)

September 14, 2000

Faith Popcorn, one of the nation's leading experts on consumer trends, discusses the growing importance of women in the world of consumer marketing. In her new book, she tells what researchers are learning about how women make purchasing...

Howard Kurtz: "The Fortunetellers" (Free Press)

September 7, 2000

Washington Post media reporter Howard Kurtz explores the hottest trend in journalism: the rise of the financial analyst as talking head. More and more websites, cable networks, and newspaper columns are devoted to the ups and downs of the...

E-Books (Rebroadcast)

September 4, 2000

A panel talks about how the Internet has collided with the publishing industry. They'll discuss new ways authors are reaching readers and new technologies that are providing alternatives to traditional books.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson: "Everything You Think You Know About Politics... And Why You're Wrong" (Basic Books)

August 25, 2000

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania joins guest host Susan Page to discuss her new book, "Everything You Think You Know About Politics... And Why You're Wrong"...

Olympic Preview

August 24, 2000

A panel talks about the 2000 Summer Olympics: what to expect from network coverage, which returning athletes and promising newcomers to watch, how the Sydney, Australia setting will affect the flavor of the proceedings, what new sports...

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