In the public interest

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This clip documents the history behind the media’s duties to serve the public interest. It’s from a program called ON TELEVISION: PUBLIC TRUST OR PRIVATE PROPERTY (1988). Hosted by the legendary Edwin Newman and written and directed by Mary Megee, the clip will be featured in a session at the National Conference for Media Reform in Minneapolis with George Stoney, Nicholas Johnson and Randall Pinkston. For more, zoom to http://www.thecie.org.