Hundreds of news reports are coming out of the war-torn Yugoslav province of Serbia called Kosovo. The Serbian media is operating under strict wartime conditions, but the American media also has been criticized for reporting only part of the story. Diane talks with media experts about how armed conflict is covered by news agencies — how they get their information and make choices about what to report. They’ll discuss how the news shapes public opinion and warfare itself.


  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania; her latest book is "Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment"
  • Marvin Kalb Senior fellow at the Shorenstein Center of the Kennedy School of Government
  • Daniel Schorr NPR Senior News Analyst
  • Charles Lane The Washington Post


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