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Shows featuring Eric Klinenberg

  • FCC Chair Kevin Martin Proposes Rules to Allow for Greater Media Consolidation Martinkweb
    The FCC is proposing to do away with media ownership rules that bar companies from owning both a newspaper and a television or radio station in the same city. In 2003, Kevin Martin voted with the then-FCC chairman to lift the same media ownership rules, but the effort was overturned by the landmark Prometheus v. FCC decision. [includes rush transcript]
    October 22, 2007 | Story
  • DEATH AT THE BORDER
    The Immigration Service’s and Border Patrol’s crackdown on illegal crossings along the US-Mexico divide has had a profound effect up and down the 2,000- mile long border. But a new report suggests that it is also having an impact on the way people die along the border.
    August 25, 1997 | Story