BET anchor Jacque Reid interviews
Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick
Media Nation Photo by Sarah M. J. Welch
Strategy Combines Politics and Youth
By Monica M. Clark
Thursday, July 29, 2004
Black Entertainment Television doesnt expect to replace the major networks
or all-news cable stations as the main source of convention news for its audience,
but it does see an opportunity to report on issues from an African-American perspective.
News, Talkers Join Forces on Talk Radio Row
By Dan Wagner
ABC Radio Network's Talk Radio Row centralizes for the first time logistics,
technical support, bookings and even editorial help for stations and affiliates
of the largest network in an increasingly consolidated industry. More...
Nation Photo by Sarah M. J. Welch
By Seth Effron
Thursday, July 29, 2004
BET.com political columnist Joe Davidson talks about the importance
of ethnic media in covering politics and public policy. More
July 28, 2004
MSNBC Bets on
Behind the well-hidden MSNBC press office and a security guard who appears perfectly
capable of breaking tall, lanky reporters in two stands Chris Matthews, anchor
and star of a network still searching for itself and respectable ratings. More
Networks Battle for Hispanic Viewers in the U.S.
Univision and Telemundo, the largest and most popular Spanish-language
TV networks in Latin America and the United States, show off their best stuff
at the presidential conventions to attract American viewers. . More...
Digital Age Forces
AP to Embrace Convergence
Once dependent on the telegraph to send news reports, The Associated Press
now must offer audio, video, pictures and text for multimedia customers. More...
Q & A: Ed Schultz More
Tuesday, July 27, 2004
Compete For News and Viewers
at Democratic Convention
At the political conventions four years ago, Arab language
television didnt get much notice or attention. Here in Boston, three networks
compete for coverage and viewers. More...
Coverage Reveals Their Diversity
As the gavel fell on the first day of the Democratic National Convention, how
do things look from Bloggers Row? More...
The View From
How is the convention being viewed from abroad? The level of interest in some
foreign capitals may be even higher than in parts of the United States. More...
Q &A R. Craig Sautter More
Monday, July 26, 2004
The Media Circus Begins
The worlds news media have descended on Boston, outnumbering delegates at
the Democratic National Convention by three to one. Only about half of the purported
15,000 credentialed media are actually working as journalists. More
Provide Security Training
Several news organizations, including The Associated Press, Knight-Ridder newspapers
and The New York Times, have required their staffs to attend classes on personal
safety and how to deal with acts of terrorism. More
Q & A Al Franken More
Friday, July 23, 2004
Pulls Funding For Foreign Press Centers
For the first time in at least 20 years, the Foreign Press
Center, an arm of the State Department that supports the international press in
the United States, isn't funding or supporting press centers at the national political
conventions. As many as 400 international reporters are expected to cover the
two events this year. More...