Media

  • February 8, 2000  

    The world’s largest wireless communications company, Vodafone, has announced it will buy Germany’s largest. After a background report, Ray Suarez leads a discussion on the future of wireless communication. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2000  

    Media correspondent Terence Smith takes a look at the legions of reporters who flocked to New Hampshire to cover the nation’s first presidential primary. Continue reading

  • January 31, 2000  

    Gwen Ifill takes a look at the Democratic race as tomorrow’s New Hampshire primary approaches. Then, listen to two New Hampshire editorial page editors talk about the Republican and Democratic campaigns with Margaret Warner. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2000  

    Time Warner and EMI Group PLC announced today they’re merging their music businesses. The deal would create the world’s second largest music company. The announcement comes two weeks after Time Warner agreed to merge with America Online. Media Correspondent Terence Smith discusses this latest merger with two industry experts. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2000  

    Correspondent Spencer Michels reveals how some companies are using African-American images and music to sell their products to young people. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2000  

    Money talks, especially when it’s the leading Republican candidates doing the talking on the pocketbook issue of taxes. Terence Smith takes a look at the tax debate between George W. Bush, John McCain and Steve Forbes that’s heating up the airwaves in Iowa and New Hampshire. Then Smith discusses the ads with three experts. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2000  

    MSNBC and the Washington Post/ Newsweek recently minted an alliance to share Web content and reporting resources. Other news organizations are also expected to pair up in the near future. Media correspondent Terence Smith looks at what these deals mean for the media industry and its consumers. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2000  

    Are all the media alliances and AOL-Time Warner type mergers ushering in a new era of journalism? Continue reading

  • January 17, 2000  

    The White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy struck a deal with television networks to promote anti-drug messages within popular shows. Media correspondent Terrence Smith explores the dynamics of the agreement with experts. Continue reading

  • January 14, 2000  

    Another foreign correspondence, our occasional conversations with reporters posted overseas with American news organizations. Continue reading