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BILL MOYERS JOURNAL | Rage on the Radio | PBS

Duration: 19:44

What happens when Americas airwaves fill with hate? Bill Moyers Journal takes a tough look at the hostile industry of Shock Jock media with a hard-hitting examination of its effects on our nation's political discourse. The Journal traveled to Knoxville, where a recent shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church has left the pastor asking what role hateful speech from popular right-wing media personalities may have played in the tragedy. A lot of people are hurling insults from the safety of television studios, the safety of radio studio, the safety of cyberspace says Rev. Chris Buice. So that's a void in our community - the chance to be in the same room and to have these exchanges and remember the humanity of the person on the other side.

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Post Date: September 15, 2008