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Amy Goodman on Riz Khan: "The Role of Media in the USA"

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Has the mainstream media in the US replaced serious coverage with "junk news" and tabloidism? Especially in foreign affairs, are Americans less informed than ever? Who is shaping their perceptions of the rest of the world? And who is policing US foreign policy?

Riz Khan speaks with Amy Goodman and Professor John Maxwell Hamilton, the author of Journalism’s Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting.

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