An evening of The Kalb Report on PBS World

Fri, 07/30/2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

CBS News' 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager and correspondent Lesley Stahl join Marvin Kalb for a behind-the-scenes look at television's most successful news magazine and what it takes to keep 60 Minutes on the air and on top of the ratings.

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Join Martin Kalb for three back-to-back episodes of The Kalb Report

The evening lineup, featuring episodes from Season 3 of The Kalb Report, begins on Friday, July 30 with "What Makes 60 Minutes Tick" at 7 p.m. followed by "War Reporting: The New Rules of Engagement” at 8 p.m. and wrapping up with “Rupert Murdoch: The Making of a Modern Media Mogul”at 9 p.m. on PBS World (cable 524/DT21.2).

 “What Makes 60 Minutes Tick”
Guests: Lesley Stahl, CBS News 60 Minutes Correspondent and Jeff Fager, CBS News 60 Minutes Executive Producer
Summary: CBS News 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager and Correspondent Lesley Stahl joined Marvin Kalb for a behind-the-scenes look at television's most successful news magazine and what it takes to keep 60 Minutes on the air and on top of the ratings.

"War Reporting: The New Rules of Engagement”
Four of America’s top correspondents joined Marvin Kalb to discuss the changing nature of war reporting and warfare in the digital age. Guests: Rajiv Chandrasekaran, The Washington Post; Cami McCormick, CBS News; Laura King, Los Angeles Times; and Martha Raddatz, ABC News.

“Rupert Murdoch: The Making of a Modern Media Mogul”
Rupert Murdoch, the Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, offers his unique perspectives on the future of journalism and the media.

THE KALB REPORT continues its focus on democracy and the press with four episodes taped at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This acclaimed public affairs series, moderated by distinguished journalist and scholar Marvin Kalb, offers one-on-one conversations and panel discussions on topics at the intersection of press, politics and public policy. This season, a slate of high-profile guests will discuss the relationship between a free press and a free society. Episodes will explore: the globalization of media, online journalism, the future of newspapers and magazines, and the courageous efforts of international reporters.

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