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
  • EXCLUSIVE : 911 Calls in North Dakota Town Reveal Dangers of Media Consolidation Kleinb
    Five years ago this week, a train derailed in Minot, North Dakota, leaking thousands of gallons of toxic chemicals into the air. One person died, and hundreds were treated for immediate health problems. The city’s six nonreligious commercial radio stations — all owned by Clear Channel — never aired warnings for local residents. In a broadcast exclusive, we air the 911 tapes...
    January 25, 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