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BILL MOYERS

The Journal: Mass Media and Katrina Hero

  • Aired: 08/23/2007
  • 53:28
  • Rating: NR
Media consolidation isn't widely covered by the mainstream press, but potential changes being considered to the rules governing the nation's big media companies could have far reaching effects on democracy. A report on the disappearance of local news and community radio and in-depth interviews with journalist Rick Karr, media activist Hannah Sassaman, and FCC Commissioner Michael Copps.
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Local news is the heartbeat of democracy, so why is it disappearing?
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