Q | Season 7 | Apr 16, 2014 | 32:54

Veteran broadcaster Don Newman

Jian speaks to retired reporter, Don Newman, about his new memoir "Welcome to the Broadcast" but also gets his discerning opinion on today's big stories and major players. In a wide-ranging conversation, Newman weighs in on the rise of political apathy, the often-thorny relationship between the press and politicians, and whether today's lightning-quick news cycle is hurting society.

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