News: All in the Family (Judy Woodruff/Al Hunt)

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News: All in the Family (Judy Woodruff/Al Hunt)

  • 1989 ----- color ----- 27 min ----- vhs
  • (Upon Reflection series) Host Al Page speaks with the wife-husband team of Judy Woodruff, news correspondent to the MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour and host of Frontline, and Al Hunt, Washington Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal. They discuss the advantages and disadvantages of newspaper reporting versus television reporting, which writing styles lend themselves more easily to the different media forms, and the context and significance of news reporting. They also discuss how different journalist's personalities come into play, the role of subjectivity, and how a journalist is able to judge his work after its completion.
  • Topics: (Communications, Television)