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    White House Press Corps

    Journalists spoke about the White House Press Corps and public perceptions of their coverage of the executive branch. Several veterans of the corps spoke about their work, addressed…

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    White House Press Secretaries

    Former White House press secretaries for Gerald Ford and Bill Clinton talked about what the job was like and speculated on whether it would be harder in today’s digital age of 24/7…

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    Working for the New York Times

    Two reporters talked about their experiences working for the New York Times, their mariage and its affect on the work environment, and assignments they had undertaken over the…

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    Ethical Case Studies in Investigative Journalism

    Mr. Smith talked about “Exposing the Mayor: Ethical Case Studies from the Spokesman-Review Investigative Series.” He discussed three of the most significant ethical…

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    The Reporter's Privilege Under Siege

    New York Times reporter Judith Miller, who was jailed 85 days for refusing to reveal the source that disclosed the identity of undercover Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Valerie…

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    Interest Groups and the Media

    Participants talked about the use of the media by advocacy groups. Among the topics they addressed were journalism ethics, public disclosure of income sources by journalists, and the…

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    Dueling Truths: Vietnam Service

    Panelists discussed the rise of “527” groups in conjunction with the upcoming presidential election. These advocacy groups, created in response to campaign finance law…

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    Past, Present and Future of Television News

    Ms. Ashton moderated a discussion about the past, present and future of television news featuring Walter Cronkite, the CBS News anchor from 1952-81 and Brian Williams, the NBC…

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    Localizing Supreme Court Cases

    As part of a seminar for journalists, Mr. Mauro spoke about how local journalists can research articles on Supreme court cases and issues and how they can make such issues relevant to…

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    Pulliam Editorial Fellowship Award

    Ms. Overholser spoke about journalistic ethics. She focused on the current debate over how the Society’s ethics code should be changed. She also pointed out how these…

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    Utah Senatorial Debate

    The candidates debated on various campaign issues and responded to questions posed by a panel of journalists.

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    Journalism Career

    Ms. Pauley talked about the Dateline NBC program and other aspects of her career and the journalism profession.

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    Campus Courts: Public Acts, Private Justice

    At a session of the 1994 Society of Professional Journalists Convention, the panelists discussed access to college judiciary hearings and records. The panels consisted of journalists,…

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    1992 Election Coverage

    The participants examined the quality and fairness of media coverage of the 1992 election campaign.

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    Journalists Crossing Into Government

    The Society of Professional Journalists sponsored a forum in the National Press Club on the ethical concerns raised when a journalist takes a job with the government and returns to…

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    Keeping Secrets: Justice on Trial

    An issue discussed among lawyers, judges and journalists is whether or not court records should be sealed and, if they are sealed, what criteria should be used. Panelists discussed…

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    Media Coverage of the Thomas Hearings

    In a forum entitled, “Did the Media Cover the Clarence Thomas Circus or Join It?", panelists examined media handling of the confirmation process and allegations of sexual harassment…

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    Ways to Energize the Washington Press Corps

    The theme addressed by the panelists was “Ten Ways to Energize the Washington Press Corps.” Tom Winship set the tone by using the disagreement over Sen. Simpson’s…

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    Keeping Secrets: Justice on Trial

    The panelists talked about arguments for and against secrecy within the legal system. Topics included restrictions on disclosure of court proceedings, the public’s “right…

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    Who Is Minding the Store?

    Panelists discuss "Who Is Minding the Store?", an analysis of the media handling of the growing savings and loan problem.

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