Media

Because a vigorous and vigilant media is essential to a democracy, Bill Moyers has devoted significant reporting time not only to press coverage of specific issues, but also to ways in which media’s impact and journalistic power have been diluted by media consolidation, government deregulation and the lack of community and minority ownership. Learn more about what you read, watch and experience with Moyers’ own media below.

EXPLORE Media

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March 13, 2014 | Blog

Investigative journalist Julia Angwin offers advice on how to protect yourself through the strategies she learned while researching her book, Dragnet Nation. Continue reading

Julia Angwin
March 12, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Investigative reporter Julia Angwin talks to Bill about how America has become a dragnet nation where mass surveillance rules. Watch the full show. Continue reading

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March 11, 2014 | Blog

President Obama will do anything to sell ACA to young people. Continue reading

Edward Snowden talks during a simulcast conversation during the SXSW Interactive Festival on Monday, March 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Snowden talked with American Civil Liberties Unionís principal technologist Christopher Soghoian, and answered tweeted questions. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)
March 11, 2014 | Blog

The ACLU’s Ben Wizner discusses his growing concern with our surveillance state, what could happen if NSA programs aren’t rolled back and the deep impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Continue reading

Supporters hold up hand-painted signs as Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, center, D-Ill., addresses a rally at Yanitelli Center on St. Peter's College campus in Jersey City, N.J., Wednesday Jan. 9, 2008. It is this way wherever Obama goes. Whenever Americans have been challenged, he tells them, there has been only one response. It comes back to him in a deafening roar that surges into a vibrating chant: "YES WE CAN!" (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
March 10, 2014 | Blog

While President Obama’s words can still soar, the actions he proposes show a remarkably consistent inability to leave the ground. Continue reading

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March 10, 2014 | Blog

Watch highlight clips from Bill’s interview with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López on the origins of dog whistle politics and how it may be used in future elections. Continue reading

Ian Haney Lopez
March 7, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill continues his conversation with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López about how politicians use strategic racism to win votes. Watch part one. Continue reading

An illustrative 1996 cover story urges Bill Clinton to sign welfare reform in The New Republic.
March 6, 2014 | Blog

Princeton political scientist Martin Gilens explains how the media and longstanding racial stereotypes impact anti-poverty policy. Continue reading

Bill Moyers and Ian Haney Lopez talking about dog whistle politics
February 28, 2014

Author and legal scholar Ian Haney López tells Bill that dog whistle politics is “the dark magic” by which middle-class voters have been seduced to vote against their own economic interests. Don’t miss: Part II of their conversation » Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Author and legal scholar Ian Haney López talks to Bill about how politicians use race to influence your vote. Watch the full show. Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 | Blog

“Truth is always stranger than fiction,” notes this week’s guest Mike Lofgren. “It is also more urgently connected to the information we need to know to live as citizens. Yet fiction is more compelling.” Continue reading

This undated photo made available by Google shows the Internet wiring at Google's data center in Berkley County, S.C. The fiber optic networks connecting the company's sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

Wednesday’s announcement that the FCC would write new Net neutrality rules was a step in the right direction, but some are concerned that it didn’t go far enough. Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 | Blog

Michael Copps says if Comcast acquires Time Warner, consumers will lose out in the end, as they would if the FCC fails to respond to a recent court decision overturning the concept of Net neutrality. Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 | Blog

When it comes to media, bigger is not better. Continue reading

Aaron Swartz at a Stop SOPA rally on Jan. 18, 2012. Photo by Daniel J. Sieradski, Creative Commons
February 11, 2014 | Activism

Numerous groups are engaging in an online campaign against government spying today. Continue reading

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