Hodding Carter III examines American news coverage of African issues and questions African leaders.
The efforts to maintain traditions and cultural roots in a restrictive social and political environment.
The recent controversy at the Wall Street Journal is used to examine the difficulties of reporters who are privy to advance financial information.
National press coverage of presidential candidate Jesse Jackson is examined, focusing on coverage of the New Jersey primary on June 5, 1984.
Guests Jerry Dunphy, KABC, Los Angeles; Dave Moore, WCCO, Minneapolis; Ralph Renick, WTVJ, Miami; CBS newsman Charles Kuralt.
Coverage of the recent Massachusetts trial of six men accused of raping a woman in a bar.
President Reagan's trip to China is the focus of a review on the press's role in international diplomacy.
The early career of Rupert Murdoch is traced up to his holdings in Australia and England in a look at his efforts to take control of major media outlets.
Journalists' coverage of celebrities and non-celebrities raises the question of invasion of privacy.
An update on "A House Divided" returns to Nicaragua to examine what has happened to censorship, the newspaper "La Prensa" and the Chamorro family.
A look at the difficulties and problems of age and appearance faced by women in television news.
Hodding Carter visits Argentina to talk to editor-publisher Jacobo Timerman and examine the new press freedom being allowed under the regime elected in 1983.
Rita Jensen, who lived with a member of the "Weathermen," considers the question of journalists putting personal considerations before reporting a story.
The former president joins host Hodding Carter (former press secretary under Jimmy Carter) for a discussion on the Reagan administration's press policies.
Hodding Carter looks at how the press covers nuclear plants and energy.
Reporters and political candidates form an interdependent relationship as they head for the Iowa caucas.
For those depending on accurate information, standard reports of medical breakthroughs can lead to disappointment.
Black mayors discuss political coverage by white press members, some of whom then respond.
The elements that combine to make someone "right" for the job of network news anchor.
A behind-the-scenes look at the hoopla surrounding the NFL championship game.
A look at United States restrictions of press coverage focuses on U.S. military action in Grenada.
Before the revolution, one family -- the Chamorros -- operated the country's one paper; now the family operates three papers with three editorial positions.
A review of the work of Russian poet/balladeer Vladimir Vysotsky in commemoration of his death.
In three segments, Hodding Carter examines the increase in libel suits against small newspapers, a news consultant who redesigns newspapers to increase readership, and the newspaper war in San Antonio, Texas.
From Globe Communications, free lance writer Jay Gourley, psychic writer Tony Legett, editor Cliff Barr and associate publisher Mike Nevard reveal how they research and develop provocative stories.
Hodding Carter questions the continuing good relations between the press and President Reagan; guests Jody Powell, Larry Speakes, Sam Donaldson.
Hodding Carter explains the organization of news coverage and the technological advances used by reporters.
The residents of Centralia, Pa., dissatisfied with news coverage of the burning tunnels under their city, have voted to evacuate their homes.
Hodding Carter considers the effects of the new communication technologies on the commercial networks.
A critical look at the new national newspaper "USA Today" focuses on the Gannett group's methods of operation.
Hodding Carter investigates an Alabama man who tried to incinerate himself and reveals what happened to the television crew who covered the story.