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    Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press

    Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was…

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    Thomas Friedman on National Security and Freedom

    Thomas Friedman discussed freedom in an interview by Marvin Kalb. Topics included the intersection of national security and freedom in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations…

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    2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

    Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they…

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    Future of Journalism and the Media

    Rupert Murdoch talked about his perspectives on the future of journalism and the media. Marvin Kalb moderated.
    “Rupert Murdoch: The Making of a Modern Media Mogul” was an…

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    Secretary Geithner Remarks on the Economy

    Secretary Geithner spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and Obama administration efforts to address the national debt. In his remarks he called for bipartisan cooperation of the…

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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream”…

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    Journalism Ethics

    Panelists talked about ethics in journalism. The journalists told stories of instances when they had kept secrets or chosen not to run certain stories. It was generally agreed…

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    Journalism and Social Media

    Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of Facebook, he recently purchased The New Republic. He talked about his vision for the company and…

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    A Conversation with Roger Ailes

    Mr. Kalb interviewed Mr. Ailes about the success of the FOX News Channel and company plans for the future. He had been head of FOX News network for nine years and helped…

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    Presidential Nominating System

    Participants talked about the method of selecting presidential nominees. They talked about the progression of the primary systems from the initial structure to the status…

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    Reporting the War with Iraq

    Following Mr. Koppel’s recent return from reporting on Iraq, Mr. Kalb interviewed him about his experiences during the Iraq War. They talked about the imbedding of…

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    Future of Journalism

    Journalism executives discussed the future of journalism in a fast-changing environment and how they plan to guide an industry in transition. Martin Kalb moderated. The panelists…

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    Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito

    Panelists at a day-long conference on Supreme Court issues hosted by the Shorenstein Center talked about the nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Among…

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    Influence of Theodore H. White

    The panel is sponsored by the Joan Shorenstein Barone Center for Press, Media and Public Policy. The panelists discuss the life and influence of Theodore H. White, from his student…

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    A Conversation with Bernard Shaw

    Bernard Shaw, recently retired CNN anchor, was interviewed by Marvin Kalb. He discussed his career as a journalist, racism in America, the state of contemporary journalism, his plans…

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    John Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Panelists spoke about preparations for the consideration of President Bush’s first Supreme Court appointment and nomination, the impact of Justice O’Connor’s resignation…

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    Covering International News

    Christiane Amanpour and Marvin Kalb talked about journalists covering war, crises, and disasters. Amanpour talked about growing up in Iran under the Shah and afterwards during the…

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    Pakistan Elections

    Xenia Dormandy talked about the political situation in Pakistan. She observed the February 18, 2008 parliamentary elections there. After her speech she responded to audience…

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    The Role of the Supreme Court in American Democracy

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talked about the Supreme Court and its role in American democracy. Among the topics he addressed were his understanding of the Constitution and how…

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    Relationship Between Military and Press

    Reporters who covered the military, former military officers, and others talked about the relationship between the military and the media. Topics included General David Petraeus'…

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