137,017Feb 4, 2010
Comcast and NBC Universal Merger, Part 2
Witnesses testified about the potential impact on the media marketplace of the proposed joint venture agreement between Comcast and NBC Universal. Among the issues they addressed were ...
53,318Apr 30, 2011
2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner
Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. President Obama gave humorous remarks focusing on the potential 2012 Republican ...
51,637Mar 30, 2011
2011 Congressional Correspondents' Dinner
The Radio and Television Correspondents Association gathered for their annual dinner. Author, Actor and Comedian Larry Wilmore provided the entertainment for the evening. Jonathan Karl was ...
45,908Sep 3, 2006
In Depth with Tammy Bruce
Author and radio talk show host Tammy Bruce was interviewed about her life, career, and writings. She discussed her self-identification as an openly gay, pro-choice, gun owning, pro-death ...
41,340Mar 17, 2010
2010 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner
The Radio and Television Correspondents Association gathered for their annual dinner. Awards were presented to journalists for their contributions to the news industry. Vice President Joe ...
28,458Jun 19, 2009
2009 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner
President Obama delivered a humorous speech about the role of media in American society, commenting on his administration’s policies and foibles as well as the practice of journalism. At ...
21,843May 7, 2012
Journalism and Digital Media
Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they addressed were the use of increasingly available technology by “citizen journalists,” the use ...
20,545Mar 2, 2009
Public Broadcasting and Commercial Media
Vivian Schiller, president and CEO of National Public Radio, talked about lessons public broadcasting could learn from commercial media and vice versa. Among the topics she addressed were ...
14,330Apr 16, 2008
2008 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner
The Radio and Television Correspondents Association held their 64th annual dinner “Salute to Congress” at the Washington Hilton Hotel International Ballroom where awards were presented ...
12,272Nov 18, 2004
Smithsonian Exhibit Donation
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld presented the “Puffy Shirt,” made famous during his long-running television series, to the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History Pop Culture Collection.
10,865Feb 5, 2012
In Depth with Mark Steyn
Author and columnist Mark Steyn talked about topics such as American culture, free speech, terrorism, the economy, and the worldwide demographic shift to Muslims. He responded to telephone ...
10,664Sep 19, 1985
Rock Lyrics Record Labeling
The committee heard testimony on the objectionable content of some rock music lyrics. Opponents of these lyrics want legislation requiring labels on rock music products.
9,471Apr 26, 2008
2008 White House Correspondents' Dinner
At the annual dinner, the White House Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists. President Bush made humorous after-dinner remarks in his last speech to the ...
9,049Apr 28, 2012
White House Correspondents' Dinner
Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. President Obama poked fun at himself and his Republican rivals and included ...
7,769Jul 15, 2011
Q&A with Alyona Minkovski
Alyona Minkovski discussed her television program, “The Alyona Show.” Formerly known as Russia Today, RT is a Russian government funded media network. She talked about her ...
6,306Jul 10, 1992
Book Discussion on Technopoly
Neil Postman, author of Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology published by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, spoke on the theme of his book which noted the dependence of Americans on ...
5,532Nov 26, 2013
President Obama on Jobs and the Economy
President Obama spoke at DreamWorks Studios in Glendale, California, about the state of the economy. In his remarks he criticized Republicans in Congress for obstructionism and praised the film ...
4,808Oct 15, 2008
Q&A with Mark Levin
Mark Levin talked about his life and career, as well his role as a public advocate for conservative points of view. Mr. Levin hosts a nationally syndicated political call-in talk show ...
4,510Apr 21, 2007
2007 White House Correspondents' Dinner
At an annual dinner for members of the White House Correspondents' Association, journalists received awards and impressionist Rich Little performed. President Bush made brief remarks and White ...
4,467Jul 24, 2012
Cable Television and the Consumer Protection Act of 1992
Witnesses testified on the effects of the Cable Television and Consumer Protection Act of 1992 on the television marketplace and consumers twenty years after its passage. The Cable Television ...
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