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Web Exclusive Update: The FCC Vote
Producer Peter Meryash and Correspondent Rick Karr analyze the recent FCC vote and discuss what's next.
Bill Moyers talks with host of MSNBC's COUNTDOWN with Keith Olbermann about the relationships between politics and journalism.
Massing of the Media - FCC Update
A report on the debate around relaxing ownership rules and a look at the real-world implications of increasing cross-ownership of newspapers and broadcast outlets in the same markets.
Obama and His Base
Can a Presidential candidate, searching for a multi-racial national base in order to be elected, avoid alienating his/her own minority base?
Ronald Walters on Race in the Race
The director of the African American Leadership Center at the University of Maryland on how race is playing out in the campaign.
The "O" Factor: Celebrity Endorsements
Celebrity slideshow: What's the real power of 'power' endorsements?
Behind the Campaign
Explore the evolution of campaign ads and get tools to fact-check the candidates.
You've been talking and we've been listening. THE JOURNAL highlights your comments and suggestions from some of our recent broadcasts.
New Media, Political Discourse, and the 2008 Elections
What do you think?
How is new media impacting the 2008 Presidential race?
Will Internet activism be an effective way to marshal votes in primaries and elections?
Is new media a net positive or negative for the nationís political discourse?
Politics 2.0: Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Bill Moyers talks with Kathleen Hall Jamieson about how the Internet has transformed the political campaign in the United States.
Poll: Where do you get your election news?
Where do you receive most of your news on the 2008 presidential candidates?
Religion and the Red, White and Blue '08
With pastor and denominational leader Mike Huckabee, surging in the polls and Mitt Romney giving a widely anticipated speech on his Mormon faith, Moyers and Jamieson are joined by scholar Melissa Rogers for a discussion of religion in politics.
Christians United for Israel (CUFI)
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL reports on the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel, whose leader, Pastor John Hagee, advocates for a preemptive strike against Iran.
You've been talking and we've been listening. THE JOURNAL highlights your comments and suggestions from some of our recent broadcasts
Ronald J. Sider and M.J. Rosenberg
THE JOURNAL gets theological and political perspective on the story in the Middle East from Ronald J. Sider, Professor of Theology and President of Evangelicals for Social Action, and from M.J. Rosenberg, Director of Policy Analysis for Israel Policy Forum.
Bernice Johnson Reagonfrom the moyers files
Performer, activist, songwriter and scholar, Bernice Johnson Reagon has for over 40 years been singing, preaching and teaching traditional African American music and its cultural history.
Bill Moyers Asks: What is the Meaning of the Nooses?
Bill Moyers put the following question to Dr. James Cone:
BILL MOYERS: How do you explain the current spate of the appearances of the noose again? Up comes this story right here from the suburbs of New York -- a noose found in the basement locker room of the village police department. The deputy chief of police is black. And then you've got Jena and you've got what happened at Columbia [University], near your office.
Do you think these people understand what that's the symbol of? Of what actually happened to human beings when that noose was placed around the neck? Or is this just some kind of grim game?
James H. Cone
With the noose and the lynching tree entering the national discussion in the wake of recent news events, Bill Moyers interviews theologian James Cone about how these powerful images relate to the symbol of the cross and how they signify both tragedy and triumph.
The Legacy of Lynching
Slideshow and historical overview of lynching in America.