Season 25, Episode 9 News War: What's Happening to the News?

First Aired: February 27, 2007

Conclusion. Lowell Bergman examines the economic pressures the news industry faces because of aging audiences and the Internet. Included: comments from “Daily Show” head writer David Javerbaum; Ted Koppel; former L.A. Times managing editor Dean Baquet, who was fired after a dispute about staffing cuts; “60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager; Google CEO Eric Schmidt; Daily Kos' Markos Moulitsas; and former L.A. Times editor John Carroll.

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