• 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

  • January 12, 2000  

    Media correspondent Terence Smith reviews political ads produced by advocacy groups and hosts a discussion with journalists and media critics. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2000  

    Steve Case, chairman and chief executive officer of America Online, and Gerald Levin, Time Warner’s chairman and chief executive officer, talk about the AOL/Time Warner merger. Continue reading

  • January 10, 2000   BY  

    Top Internet services provider America Online Inc. will buy Time Warner Inc., the world’s largest media and entertainment company, for about $166 billion in stock, the companies said, in what ranks as the largest corporate merger deal ever. Continue reading

  • January 10, 2000  

    AOL agreed to buy Time Warner, creating the largest company merger in history. Continue reading