Media

  • October 20, 1997  

    Phil Ponce talks with Michael Zielenziger of the San Jose Mercury News about the dynamics of Southeast Asian economies. Continue reading

  • October 8, 1997  

    Phil Ponce talks with Dean Murphy, bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times in Warsaw, Poland. Continue reading

  • September 9, 1997  

    The national tobacco settlement has yet to be resolved, but many communities are taking matters into their own hands. Cities, such as Seattle, are trying to regulate outdoor tobacco advertising. Continue reading

  • 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  

    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

  • 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

  • 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