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A Closer Look (White House Crisis: The Media) #176118

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look into how much time the media is spending looking into the crisis involving sexual allegations against President Clinton introduced. [Washington Post media critic Howard KURTZ - cites the political gravity of the question.] Findings of an ABC News Internet poll cited.

(Denver: Tom Foreman) The people's view of the latest presidential scandal featured. [In Denver, three PEOPLE; in Chicago, WOMAN; in Sacramento, California, two PEOPLE; in Atlanta, MAN - offer views on the scandal and the media.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Excellence in Journalism Project's Tom Rosenstiel about the media coverage. [ROSENSTIEL - says the issue is the character of the coverage, which is based at this time on speculation and rumor.]

Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter

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