NPR's On the Media


Broadcast: January 1, 2000

Mitchell Stephens

Hopes for a new century.

The case can be made that the media, in general, became the most powerful institution of the past century�and that journalism, in particular, established itself as the form of communication best able to capture the struggles of that century.

Here are twelve, rather different hopes for media and journalism in the new century:

Happy new century!