Media & Journalism

The World early team in the newsroom

A newsroom looks at future past

As Americans wonder what changes a new year and a new President will bring, here's a case study of how much things can change, in unexpected ways, in a relatively short time. Host Mary Kay Magistad sits down with some of the early staff of PRI and BBC co-production PRI's The World to chat about what the future looked like in 1996, when The World first went to air, and how change has come in unexpected ways and uneven waves.
A newsroom looks at future past
Peter Herford, former CBS producer and executive, self-portrait

And That's the Way It Was: A CBS veteran talks journalism, past & future

The past century brought a revolution in journalism — radio, television, Internet. How did it feel to riding that wave, as a writer for Walter Cronkite, a producer for 60 Minutes, and an executive of an influential network? CBS veteran and journalism teacher Peter Herford reflects, and says why he's optimistic about journalism in this century.
And That's the Way It Was: A CBS veteran talks journalism, past & future