Howard French

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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Associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; former senior writer on China for the New York Times

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A group of top African American media thinkers is taking on the CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes for its coverage of Africa.

60 Minutes' Africa Coverage Criticized

A group of top African American media thinkers is taking on the CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes for its coverage of Africa.

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China is pouring troops into Tibet, where violent protests have led to deaths, injuries and widespread property damage.

Tibet Blows Up Before Beijing Olympics

China is pouring troops into Tibet, where violent protests have led to deaths, injuries and widespread property damage.

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