Thursday, December 13, 2007

Olbermann on Moyers This Week

From the Bill Moyers Journal Newsletter for Friday, December 14, 2007:

“There's no possible interpretation of what's happened other than to say that this Administration and the Republican Party, to some degree the Democratic Party, have taken advantage of fear... to expand their powers on the premise always of security”
- Keith Olbermann


What’s on Keith Olbermann’s mind about the media? Bill Moyers gets insight from MSNBC's popular and provocative Keith Olbermann on the changing face of journalism.

How will race play out in the 2008 Presidential race? Bill Moyers speaks with Dr. Ron Walters, director of the African American Leadership Center at the University of Maryland.

As Rupert Murdoch takes over the WALL STREET JOURNAL and as the FCC is about to allow more newspapers to expand into the broadcast business, BILL MOYERS JOURNAL reports on the debate around relaxing ownership rules and looks at the real-world implications of increasing cross-ownership of newspapers and broadcast outlets in the same markets.

Journalism in a new political climate. React to Keith Olbermann's thoughts on the changing tone of the media.

As Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey hit the campaign trail last weekend, weigh in on our discussion on race and the election.

More on our report on the FCC from JOURNAL media correspondent Rick Karr.

Each week, video, transcripts, and further resources and investigations from BILL MOYERS JOURNAL are available online at

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