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News War: Secrets, Sources, & Spin, Part I

Season 2007 Episode 1

About the Episode

In a four-part series, FRONTLINE examines the political, cultural, legal and economic forces challenging the news media and how the press has reacted in turn. Through interviews with key figures in print, broadcast and electronic media over the past four decades, FRONTLINE traces the recent history of American journalism, from Watergate to the War on Terror -- the role of press in our society.

Aired: 02/12/07 | Expires: | Runtime: 54m 27s