Media

  • March 30, 2000  

    Some media groups say the public will be better served if networks give presidential candidates free air time on nightly newscasts. Others say television already provides enough time, and requiring more would infringe on editorial freedom. Media correspondent Terence Smith analyzes the issue. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    Television reporters cooperated with police during a 98-hour hostage standoff outside Baltimore this month, airing or withholding information as requested. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2000  

    Television reporters cooperated with police during a 98-hour hostage standoff outside Baltimore this month, airing or withholding information as requested. Media correspondent Terence Smith leads a discussion on reporter-source cooperation. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2000  

    Last week the Tribune Co. bought the Times Mirror Co. in a deal worth $8 billion, and the Hearst Co. sold the San Francisco Examiner so it can buy the San Francisco Chronicle. Media correspondent Terence Smith examines this round of media buying and selling. Continue reading

  • March 16, 2000   BY  

    This week, horror writer Stephen King became the first best-selling author to publish a work exclusively in electronic format. First-day sales of "Riding the Bullet" surpassed first-day sales of all King’s best-selling books on paper. Continue reading

  • March 16, 2000  

    This week, horror writer Stephen King became the first best-selling author to publish a story exclusively in electronic format. Media correspondent Terence Smith examines the impact of e-books with two literary experts. Continue reading

  • March 6, 2000  

    Media correspondent Terence Smith reports on the high-stakes California primary and efforts candidates have taken to get noticed. Continue reading

  • March 1, 2000  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal columnist Paul Gigot analyze the Virginia and Washington primary results and look at the campaigning to come. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2000  

    Russian journalist Andrei Babitsky, who works for U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, was detained by Russian officials in January. His whereabouts were unknown until Friday, when he reportedly called his wife from the Russian region of Dagestan. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2000  

    Senior officials from the George W. Bush and John McCain campaigns discuss the recent primaries and what’s to come. Continue reading