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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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March 30, 2002

Saturday, March 30, 2002

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

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March 23, 2002

Saturday, March 23, 2002

A look at the catholic press- and how it covers the church it works for- as well analysis of sports clich├ęs.

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March 16, 2002

Saturday, March 16, 2002

This week on On the Media: state-run radio and newspaper employees from Rwanda stand trial for helping to incite genocide, and the financial troubles of a well-known Irish newspaper.

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March 9, 2002

Saturday, March 09, 2002

Is there any truth to the axiom that 18-to-34 year olds are the most profitable age range to market to? That and The McLaughlin Group for kids this week on On the Media.

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March 2, 2002

Saturday, March 02, 2002

Was Thomas Friedman acting as diplomat in his column by floating a peace plan? That, as well as FOX heading to England this week on On the Media.

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February 23, 2002

Saturday, February 23, 2002

How pop culture combats anti-American sentiment in the Middle East, and remembering two journalists who died this past week: Daniel Pearl and Howard K. Smith.

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February 16, 2002

Saturday, February 16, 2002

The stir caused by the phrase "axis of evil", and the outrage scientists are expressing over misuse of their work by the media.

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February 9, 2002

Saturday, February 09, 2002

How the government is using CNN as evidence against John Walker Lindh, and Charlie Pierce labels the pundits.

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January 26, 2002

Saturday, January 26, 2002

This week: copyright law on the internet, how Somalis are reacting to Black Hawk Down, and OTM takes on the man (or rather, the mouse).

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January 19, 2002

Saturday, January 19, 2002

Can the political media give the Enron situation the type of coverage it deserves? That plus the future of Spanish-language television and teens teaching other teens sex-ed. That's this week on On the Media.

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January 12, 2002

Saturday, January 12, 2002

Major media outlets are trying to expand their coverage of gay life. This week on On the Media, we take a look at how they're trying to do this, and Bob takes on, well, Bob over Paula Zahn.

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January 5, 2002

Saturday, January 05, 2002

The appearance of liquor ads on TV, media coverage of the conflict between India and Pakistan, and Harvard meets hip-hop.

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December 29, 2001

Saturday, December 29, 2001

Looking back at the first two days of coverage after September 11th. And how Madison Avenue dabbles in necromancy to move goods.

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