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

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

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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