Articles by Hampton Stephens

Rebirth of the Foreign Correspondent

From Time magazine's declaration that "you" were the person of the year in 2006, to Frontline's recent airing of "News War," a four-part series examining the changing news landscape, the Internet's paradigm-shifting effect on the media has begun to... Read More

Digital Walls, Digital Holes

Details of the conversation between Bill Gates and Chinese Premier Hu Jintao when they met recently at the Microsoft campus near Seattle, and afterward at a $20,000-per-plate dinner at Gates' Lake Washington compound, are somewhat scarce. A new deal between... Read More

We Invented It. Let's Use It

As the "global war on terrorism" enters its fifth year, it has become increasingly evident that the United States and its allies are involved in an ideological war, in which propaganda and moral suasion will play a large part.... Read More

Why Now?

Democracy, it seems, is resurgent. Yes, it is too early to tell whether the winds of change that have been blowing in the former Soviet republics and the Arab world in recent months will result in sustainable gains for freedom... Read More

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