PBS Airtime: Friday, December 14, 2007, at 9 p.m. EDT on PBS
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Bill Moyers talks about media and the events of the week with MSNBC’s popular and provocative Keith Olbermann.
What’s on Keith Olbermann’s mind about the media? This week, as Rupert Murdoch takes over The Wall Street Journal and as the FCC is about to allow more newspapers to expand into the broadcast business, Bill Moyers Journal continues its reporting on media consolidation and gets insight from MSNBC’s popular and provocative Keith Olbermann. The broadcast includes a report on the debate around relaxing ownership rules and looks at the real-world implications of increasing cross-ownership of newspapers and broadcast outlets in the same markets. Also on the program, Dr. Ron Walters, director of the African American Leadership Center at the University of Maryland, on how race is playing out in the campaign.