Media

  • August 28, 1997  

    The Internet has become one of the most decentralized and some say democratic sources of information. But critics contend that there is no accountability for those who publish on the World Wide Web. Following a background report on by Tom Bearden, Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses editorial responsibilty in cyberspace. Continue reading

  • August 26, 1997  

    Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune discusses the decreasing popularity of news among Americans. Continue reading

  • August 25, 1997  

    Charles Krause speaks with Frank Gibney Jr., Time Magazine’s Tokyo Correspondent. Continue reading

  • August 7, 1997  

    Should online porn be available at local libraries? Spencer Michels reports as patrons and librarians alike debate whether putting limits on Internet access protects kids or violates the First Amendment. Continue reading

  • August 6, 1997  

    Apple officials announced that Microsoft, a once bitter rival, will purchase $150 million of the company’s stock. The new infusion of capital is meant to revitalize a company that revolutionized computing but lately has struggled. Margaret Warner leads a discussion on the new alliance. Continue reading

  • August 6, 1997  

    To the amazement of those in the computer industry, Apple officials announced that Microsoft, a once bitter rival, will purchase $150 million of the company’s stock. The new infusion of capital is meant to revitalize a company that revolutionized computing but lately has struggled. Continue reading

  • July 28, 1997  

    A special perspective on the political and other events of this summer. It is that of editorial cartoonists who regularly appear on the NewsHour. Elizabeth Farnsworth talked with them last week. Continue reading

  • July 22, 1997  

    Elizabeth Farnsworth speaks with David Hoffman, The Washington Post’s Moscow Correspondent since 1995. Continue reading

  • July 7, 1997  

    The NewsHour’s Foreign Correspondence series features William Montalbano, London bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, who discusses Tony Blair, Hong Kong, and the overall feel of the English atmosphere. Continue reading

  • July 3, 1997  

    With a whirlwind of significant rulings, the Supreme Court ended its term recently. Now that the dust has settled, the NewsHour examines the high profile cases and the future direction of the Court. Continue reading