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2:19 am
Tue July 15, 2008

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July 15, 2008 – The panelists talk about Edward Murrow's "Wires and Lights in a Box" speech. The Radio and Television News Directors Association is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the speech, which criticized television's trend toward entertainment and away from news and public service.

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1:40 am
Tue July 8, 2008

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July 8, 2008 – The panelists discuss the TV networks' plans for covering the Democratic and Republican national conventions. Only PBS will offer gavel-to-gavel coverage. The other networks plan to broadcast just an hour or two per night.

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2:54 am
Tue July 1, 2008

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July 1, 2008 – The panelists discuss whether those who work in the news industry should be allowed to voice political opinions in public forums such as blogs.

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11:21 am
Tue June 24, 2008

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June 24, 2008 – The panelists talk about the drastic drop in coverage of the Iraq War. The Associated Press and the Project for Excellence in Journalism found newspapers and TV newscasts are devoting much less space and time to the ongoing conflict than they did one year ago.

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2:32 am
Tue June 17, 2008

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June 17, 2008 – The panelists talk about media coverage of the massive flooding along the Mississippi River.

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