This Just In!

Series produced by GW Global Media Institute

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The Story of News and the People Behind the Headlines.

The series, hosted by Sam Litzinger, is produced by The George Washington University Global Media Institute in association with the Newseum and the National Press Club and is underwritten by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. The Global Media Institute is affiliated with the GW School of Media and Public Affairs and Graduate School of Political Management.


14 Pieces

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What do Santa's elves, Twitter, and democracy have in common? With a little imagination, enough tweets, and an election approaching, more than you...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
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It is the 800 pound gorilla that sits in the Oval Office, the dark ghost that walks the halls of the White House; the haunting legacy of the Vietna...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ed Henry, Joe Lockhart, and Frank Sesno
Tweeting from press conferences, breaking news on blogs, and reporting with an “iPod approach to media” – the dynamics of the White House press roo...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
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Close your eyes and listen to the story: the hustle and bustle of a busy city sidewalk, the moan and groan of an approaching metro car, the hiss an...

Bought by WCBE


  • Added: Sep 19, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Sam Litzinger scores an interview with Jerry Grossman, a longtime TV sports producer and current supervising producer at the Newseum, to get the pl...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 53:32
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From America's national pastime to the Olympic Games, NBC and HBO sports broadcasting icon Bob Costas reflects on the games we play and why they me...

Bought by KMUZ


  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 1
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What was it really like behind the scenes of the "No Drama Obama" campaign? Sonya Gavankar of the Newseum's "Inside Media" series sits down with v...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2011
  • Length: 53:32
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Go back in time to 1865 and re-live the biggest news event of the 19th Century - Abraham Lincoln's assassination. The Newseum's Patty Rhule takes ...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, WHCP-LP, WYAP, KTSW 89.9, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2011
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 8
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Carlotta Walls LaNier, one of the "Little Rock Nine" shares recollections of the sacrifices made and the abuses endured in her pursuit of a fair an...

Bought by Listenwise, WUGA (part of GPB), and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 17, 2011
  • Length: 53:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Host Sam Litzinger joins Newseum producer and moderator Frank Bond in the museum's Civil Rights gallery to discuss how the powers of the people and...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2011
  • Length: 53:32
Caption: Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University
Learn how today's television news reporters manage to talk above the voices in their ears, look beyond the blinding lights, and tell the story. Fr...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 53:31
Caption: George Washington University Professor Mark Feldstein
Journalist, Author, and George Washington University Professor Mark Feldstein joins host Sam Litzinger to take you into the archives of Jack Anders...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 53:31
Caption: Broadcasting Legend Richard C. Hottelet
Step back in time with legendary reporter and "Murrow Boy" Richard C. Hottelet as he takes listeners from high above the beaches of Normandy down t...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 53:32
Caption: Newseum Distinguished Journalist in Residence
Movie expert and journalist Nick Clooney joins host Sam Litzinger to explore the parallels between two worlds he knows a lot about: Hollywood and t...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 53:31