The decline of mainstream newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, has paved the way for something called "hyperlocal reporting." What about editors, professional standards, and the clout to hold government agencies accountable to the people? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, do the Taliban or al Qaeda threaten the US from Afghanistan? What will it take to establish credible government? Should the US send more troops or begin a graceful withdrawal? We look at some of the questions facing the latest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
War and Peace in Afghanistan; Hyperlocal Journalism in LA
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War and Peace in Afghanistan
President Obama is on the verge of a momentous decision: should he agree to General Stanley McChrystal's request for some 40,000 more troops in Afghanistan? After a week...
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