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Judy Woodruff talks to young people for PBS

by Adam Finley, posted Feb 24th 2006 1:49PM
judy woodruffJudy Woodruff left CNN last year to work on other projects, and one of her first new ventures will bring her back to her former employer, PBS. Woodruff is compiling interviews with young adults ages 16 to 25 about their feelings on religion, politics, and America's role in the rest of the world. Her reports will air as part of The NewsHour with Jim Leher later this year, with a full documentary planned for January 2007. The project is tentatively titled Generation Next: Speak Up. Be Heard and will also incorporate online elements.

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Mark Burnett, newsman

by Anna Johns, posted Feb 23rd 2006 9:17AM
mark burnettMark Burnett thinks he's the one to get young Americans interested in news. He recently told broadcasters at the Museum of Radio & Television luncheon that he is planning a magazine-style news program that is hip and will  appeal to young adults, who traditionally don't watch much news.

Why does this scare me? As the genius behind Survivor and The Apprentice, he's the king of getting regular people to behave like maniacs on television. Let's hope he's just out to tell good stories and makes it completely unlike Current.

[Via TVNewser]

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