Media

  • February 16, 2000  

    A new study of Internet users shows that people who spend more than five hours a week online are spending less time with family and friends and more time doing work at home. Ray Suarez discusses the study with its author and a researcher who studies the effect of the Internet on society. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2000  

    Internet industry experts discuss government measures to ensure cyber security, after a background report. Continue reading

  • February 14, 2000  

    The press gets extraordinary access to presidential candidate John McCain. Does that influence the coverage of his campaign? Media correspondent Terence Smith gets some answers. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2000  

    Justice Department investigators are searching for the "hackers" who shut down several major Web sites this week. After a background report, Ray Suarez leads a discussion on the investigation and security measures. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2000  

    Hackers tied up the popular search engine Yahoo! by sending it millions of bogus information requests for several hours. Three experts discuss the machines and possible motives behind the hacking. Continue reading

  • 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