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The Center's Donald McDonald analyzes both the reasons for and the consequences of the failure of the press to report public affairs adequately, which leaves the American people either misinformed or uninformed about the crucial issues facing them.…

In this panel discussion, fifteen foreign journalists discuss their experiences working for American newspapers, and give their assessment of the U.S. press. They conclude that American newspapers are more honest but more ignorant than those abroad,…

In this panel discussion, fifteen foreign journalists discuss their experiences working for American newspapers, and give their assessment of the U.S. press. They conclude that American newspapers are more honest but more ignorant than those abroad,…

Robert M. Hutchins reads his weekly newspaper editorials. Includes discussion of: (1) FCC chairman Dean Birch; (2) President Nixon's television appearances; (3) the problem of ethnicity in the civil rights movement; (4) the high suicide rate among…

Newton Minow, former FCC chairman, argues that the failure to adapt our institutions to ever more rapid change forces the government bureaucracy to defend the status quo long after technological advances have demanded a new approach. 10th CSDI…

The Center's Frank K. Kelly discusses a broad range of topics with millionaire industrialist Edward Lamb, a director of the Fund for the Republic, including his battles with the Federal Communications Commission, his autobiography 'No Lamb for…

The Center's Harry S. Ashmore and W. H. Ferry interview veteran publisher Alfred A. Knopf, who contrasts the contemporary literary scene with the more felicitous era of his younger days, when he served as editor and publisher to such luminaries as…

The Center's Harry S. Ashmore and W. H. Ferry interview veteran publisher Alfred A. Knopf, who contrasts the contemporary literary scene with the more felicitous era of his younger days, when he served as editor and publisher to such luminaries as…

In conversation with Harry S. Ashmore, Zelman Cowen, of the University of Melbourne Law School, observes that so-called wastelands in the mass media appear even where non-commercial broadcasting is government sponsored, and questions whether it is…

British journalist Lord Francis-Williams calls for greater self-examination, responsibility, and responsiveness on the part of the press so that it may fulfill its democratic purpose. Jan. 1963.