Mark Feldstein

University of Maryland

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Professor of Broadcast Journalism at the University of Maryland; former long-time investigative reporter and author of Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson and the Rise of Washington's Scandal Culture

Mark Feldstein on KCRW

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Is there a point to presidential press conferences?

President Obama gave his final press conference of the year. How useful are presidential press conferences in truly informing the public?

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Army private  Bradley Manning is now facing court-martial  at Ft. Meade, Maryland on charges of aiding the enemy and espionage, among others.

Bradley Manning, Whistle-blower or Traitor?

Army private Bradley Manning is now facing court-martial at Ft. Meade, Maryland on charges of aiding the enemy and espionage, among others.

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