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August 9, 2002

Friday, August 09, 2002

What the month of August can bring out in journalists, and a report on a revealing television show airing in Hungary.


August 2, 2002

Friday, August 02, 2002

The Bush Administration rethinks it's image abroad, and The Thing receives a message from his mother.


July 26, 2002

Friday, July 26, 2002

This week at On the Media: A look into the media's role in covering corporate scandals, the term "So-Called 20th Hijacker", and the latest in T.V. programming- for cats.


July 19, 2002

Friday, July 19, 2002

A leaky administration, China's very own Harry Potter, and how to REALLY make a movie pitch.


July 12, 2002

Friday, July 12, 2002

An Israeli government run T.V. station-in Arabic, a history of war corespondents, and a look at the media diet of a teenager in the Bronx. That's this week on On the Media.


July 5, 2002

Friday, July 05, 2002

Newspapers take sides on capital punishment, PSAs reminding Americans to love freedom, and Bob Garfield trying to be the next big hit in country music.


June 28, 2002

Friday, June 28, 2002

How the Arab press is reacting to President Bush's ideas for change in Middle East policy, and the kerfuffle being caused by a "hip" depiction of the Thai king.


June 21, 2002

Friday, June 21, 2002

Four reporters fined for talking to a jury after a case was closed, and a look at the history of advertising Cracker Jack. That's this week on On the Media.


June 14, 2002

Friday, June 14, 2002

Brooke is away, and that means that it's sports city this week on On the Media.


June 8, 2002

Saturday, June 08, 2002

How the ambiguities of the Koran are being used to further political agendas, and the public image of the CIA.


June 1, 2002

Saturday, June 01, 2002

How overstatements easily gain acceptance in the media, the media's soft spot for the FBI, and a look at the portrayal of cops on TV and in the movies.


May 25, 2002

Saturday, May 25, 2002

The media onslaught involving President Bush's alleged prior knowledge, a look at the state of the free press in Zimbabwe, and the disappearance of instrumental rock.


May 17, 2002

Friday, May 17, 2002

Coverage of the Middle-East by the U.S. media catches flak at home, also: the journalistic ethics of Spiderman and Superman.

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May 11, 2002

Saturday, May 11, 2002

How has Hong-Kong being handed over to China changed it's media? That and a look at priests in the media this week on On the Media.


May 4, 2002

Saturday, May 04, 2002

The financial troubles of recent media mergers, and meet the man who was censor for Saturday Night Live.


April 27, 2002

Saturday, April 27, 2002

Silvio Berlusconi's reactions to criticism of Italian state-run TV, a journalist takes justice into her own hands, and Mr. Elmo goes to Washington.


April 20, 2002

Saturday, April 20, 2002

The repercussions for the media of an attempted coup in Venezuela, implications of a plot within the Bush administration, and how new pop songs are being tested- that's this week on On the Media.


April 13, 2002

Saturday, April 13, 2002

Restrictions on the press in the Middle East, the rise of the word terrorist, and the ultimate question: what's to be done about Speedy Gonzalez?


April 6, 2002

Saturday, April 06, 2002

How Israel has been cracking down on journalists, C-SPAN's take on the morning show, and a new twist on video game consoles.


March 30, 2002

Saturday, March 30, 2002

Recent controversy over the Pulitzer Prizes,'s Walter Shapiro on campaign finance reform, and a woman who writes letters to the editor of papers criticizing democrats...every night.