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Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

July 8, 2011

Diane and her guests will discuss the week's top international stories, including the Libyan rebels' push toward Tripoli and a possible exit for Muammar Gadhafi, an explosive U.K. phone hacking scandal that has media mogul Rupert Murdoch reeling, and the story behind Hugo Chavez's surprise return to Venezuela.

James O'Shea: "The Deal From Hell"

June 27, 2011

The former editor of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times describes the decline of the modern American newspaper industry. Why he blames greed, incompetence and corruption - not the Internet.

Peter Hartshorn: "I Have Seen the Future: A Life of Lincoln Steffens"

Peter Hartshorn: "I Have Seen the Future: A Life of Lincoln Steffens"

June 23, 2011

The life and legacy of pioneering investigative journalist, Lincoln Steffens: credited as the father of muckraking, his reporting changed journalism, but came with a steep personal price.

Political Power and Sex Scandals

May 18, 2011

How adultery and other transgressions affect support for politicians on both sides of the Atlantic.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

May 6, 2011

The U.S. questions whether Pakistan had a role in harboring Osama bin Laden. Syrian government troops storm Damascus suburbs. And a cholera outbreak in Haiti is traced to the U.N. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

May 6, 2011

President Obama rules out releasing photos of Osama bin Laden. The White House and top lawmakers discuss a deal to raise the federal debt ceiling. And key candidates skip the first GOP debate. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top national news stories

Frank Luntz & Anita Dunn on Words That Work

April 6, 2011

Two prominent political strategists, one a Republican, and the other a Democrat, talk with Diane about why words matter. Frank Luntz and Anita Dunn explore how language is used to craft campaign messages and frame debates.

Sidney Harman & Tina Brown

April 4, 2011

What happens when one of the world’s most famous magazine editors joins forces with one of the most successful American magnates? Tina Brown and Sidney Harman join Diane to discuss their collaboration into cyberspace and print: the Newsweek Daily Beast Company.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 4, 2011

Protests in Egypt turn violent as pro-Mubarak groups attack anti-government demonstrators. Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Yemen and Jordan. And the U.S. and E.U. pledge support for the opposition in Belarus. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Vaccines and Autism: A Story of Medicine, Science and Fear

February 2, 2011

The deadly consequences of fraudulent vaccine research: How a now-discredited study on a possible link between a childhood vaccine and autism became widely known and continues to incite debate and fear.

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