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FRONTLINE

News War: Secrets, Sources, & Spin, Part II

Season 25 Episode 6 | 54m 39s

In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal, and economic forces challenging the news media and how the press ahs reacted in turn. Through interviews with key figures in print, broadcast and electronic media over the past four decades, FRONTLINE traces the recent history of American journalism, from Watergate to the War on Terror – the role of press in our society.

Aired: 02/20/07

Rating: NR

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