- Making News: President Bush Heads to Europe and Points East
President Bush has embarked on his first overseas trip since the war in Iraq. Though he-ll be meeting with European leaders, his first address will be in Poland. Stan Crock, chief diplomatic correspondent for Business Week, says the trip reveals a great deal about the changing relationship between the US and Europe, and the President-s resolve to bring peace to the Middle East.
- Reporter's Notebook: Will FCC Vote Put More Media Outlets in the Hands of Fewer Owners?
Since the 1930-s, the Federal Communications Commission has granted lucrative TV and radio licenses on the condition that stations program -in the public interest.- Yet on Monday, the FCC is expected to continue its process of broadcast deregulation, allowing networks to buy more TV stations and lifting the ban on newspapers owning TV outlets in their own cities. We get two views on proposed changed from the CEO of the Media Access Project and a policy analyst at the Progress and Freedom Foundation.
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