Young people are continuing to play a larger, more expanded role in politics, using new methods and networking technology. The authors of "Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube and the Future of American Politics" examine the trend.
By PBS NewsHour
Most of what the public knows about the hallucinogenic drug salvia divinorum comes in disturbing snippets from a growing collection of online videos.
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.
Democratic presidential hopefuls fielded questions directly from the voters Monday in a debate sponsored by CNN and the video sharing Web site YouTube. A reporter and political analyst discuss the candidates' answers and new debate format.
Political analyst and professor Mike Cornfield discusses the online strategies that campaigns are using for the upcoming presidential election.
Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. sued video-sharing Web site YouTube for more than $1 billion Tuesday for copyright infringement. Google, which now owns YouTube, said it was confident the site respects copyrights. A law professor discusses the case.
By PBS NewsHour
Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. sued video-sharing Web site YouTube for more than $1 billion Tuesday for copyright infringement.
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.
Google announced this week that it will pay $1.65 billion in stock for the popular video repository and search engine YouTube. Technology and financial analysts discuss the implications of the ground-breaking deal for the future of the Internet.
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