'Honor and privilege' to work with Mike Wallace

By Charles Lewis

The Center's founder Charles Lewis on the life of a legendary U.S. broadcast journalist.

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"… e in power for more than half a century, nowhere more famously than on the CBS News program "60 Minutes," between 1968 and 2008.I first met Mike in 1984, when …"


By Charles Lewis

Relaxing media ownership rules conflicts with the public's right to know

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"… illion—for free.Through all of the discussion of further deregulation of media ownership rules, and cheery assurances from media corporations that the commitment and ext …"

"… chard Wiley (CBS). After all, from copyright issues to broadband access to media ownership rules, billions of dollars were at stake for the transforming media industry.For …"

Commentary: Profiteering from democracy

By Charles Lewis

In his January 1998 State of the Union address, after decrying the campaign-fund-raising "arms race," Preside

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"… act to provide free or reduced-cost television time for candidates,” the president said. “The airwaves are a public trust, and broadcasters also have to he …"

"… analysis of data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics. The next president of the United States will have gotten to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with mor …"

"… g member of Congress with the biggest haul in media money —including his presidential campaign — is Senate Commerce Committee chairman McCain, who has coll …"

"… ast year, and since 1993 has contributed $4.6 million to congressional and presidential candidates and the two political parties. The second heaviest media spe …"