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Journalist Howard Kurtz on Reporting on the Press

Kurtz is media reporter for "The Washington Post." He has a new book, called "Media Circus: The Trouble with America's Newspapers." In the book, he looks at how the press has bungled some important stories like the HUD scandal and the S&L mess, the William Kennedy Smith trial, and the Clarence Thomas hearings.


Other segments from the episode on June 1, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 1, 1993: Interview with Howard Kurtz; Interview with Evan Handler; Commentary on the female condom.


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