Media | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Media

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

Free Speech, Lies And 'Stolen Valor'

The Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment's free speech protections extend to "contemptible" lies. Is there another way to protect the virtue of military honors?

NPR

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Prompts Foot Race In Press Corps

Journalists raced to get copies of the Supreme Court decision on the federal health law out of the courthouse as fast as humanly possible. Photographers were there to document their colleagues' athletic prowess.
NPR

Media Get Health Care Ruling Wrong, At First

A number of media outlets reported Thursday morning that the Supreme Court overturned the individual mandate in the health care law, even as the Supreme Court was announcing that the law was upheld.
NPR

News Corp. Confirms Split; Rupert Murdoch Will Chair Both Companies

The company plans to split its publishing and media/entertainment operations. It's responding to investors who don't want to be part of the slow-growing world of newspapers.
NPR

News Corp. To Announce Company Split

The board of directors at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. reportedly has approved a plan that calls for splitting the media conglomerate into two separate companies. The Wall Street Journal, which is owned by News Corp., says one company will be for the newspaper business, and the other for entertainment operations.
NPR

Murdoch Considers Split For News Corp.

News Corp. executives have confirmed they are considering dividing the company in two. One new company would hold all of News Corp.'s profitable entertainment and television outlets. The other would hold all of its newspaper and publishing outlets. The move is seen as a way for the Murdoch family to hang on to its less profitable and troubled newspapers while pleasing investors with a newly independent and far more profitable entertainment company.
WAMU 88.5

Campaign Spending

By Nov. 2, billions of dollars will have been spent on the 2012 elections. A look at who's spending what -- and whether it makes a difference.

NPR

If News Corp. Splits Its Businesses, Many Investors Would Be Pleased

Rupert Murdoch's media and entertainment giant confirms it is considering whether to divide its holdings. That would put its slow-growing publishing arms into one unit.

Pages