A recently published book by Andrew Keen, titled "The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet is Killing our Culture" takes a look at the impact of the Internet on American life. The NewsHour reports on the book's message.
In their third report, Margaret Warner and producer Simon Marks witness extreme wealth and poverty -- and a technological boom -- in Pakistan's business capital, Karachi.
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Using Internet technology to advance voter participation in the 2008 election, seven Democratic candidates participated in a "virtual town hall" Tuesday night to answer questions about the war on Iraq.
All new televisions made in America will have to be able to receive digital signals starting Thursday, as part of a campaign to transition the country to digital TV broadcasting by Congress' Feb. 17, 2009, deadline. A technology journalist explains…
A Web site created a stir by publishing a story claiming Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., had plans to use a purported Islamist upbringing of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., against him in her presidential campaign. Experts discuss the struggle to separate…
Several presidential hopefuls, including New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, have used the Internet to announce their candidacy. A political media expert analyzes the impact that the Internet will have on campaigns for the 2008 presidency.
NewsHour Special Correspondent for Education John Merrow reports on a program that trains high school students to be entrepreneurs.
A new survey shows 80 percent of 18-to-30 year olds are registered voters and are concerned about the direction of the country. Judy Woodruff reports how young Americans view election-year issues as part of a series on "Generation Next."…
President Bush's signing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act bans the use of credit cards, checks, and electronic transfers to place bets on gambling websites on the internet. Analysts discuss the implication of the recent law.
Advertisers and employers are moving to take advantage of social networking Web sites, such as MySpace and Facebook, as the sites draw hefty numbers of users. Judy Woodruff reports on the phenomenon in the first part of a series on…
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