AirTalk for March 15, 2002

The News About the News

In an era of twenty-four hour news coverage, why do the larger more significant stories seem to be trumped by sensationalist entertainment celebrity fixated "news?" What happened to good journalism? Larry Mantle speaks with two journalists and authors Leonard Downie Jr. and Robert Kaiser about their new book, The News About the News (Knopf).

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