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.
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.
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.