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5:08 pm
Sat June 29, 2013

Week In News: The Filibuster To Watch (Online)

Originally published on Sat June 29, 2013 7:07 pm

This past week, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis became the talk of Twitter with her 10-plus-hour filibuster over new abortion restrictions. But the major news networks failed to cover the event with live video. Host Jacki Lyden speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent with The Atlantic, about how this event brings new importance to web video over traditional TV news coverage.