Bill Moyers The Journal: Mass Media and Katrina Hero
Local news is the heartbeat of democracy, so why is it disappearing? Details
Program: Bill Moyers
Episode: The Journal: Mass Media and Katrina Hero
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.
Premiere Date: 08/23/2007
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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