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    Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. 

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    Media Coverage of Religion

    Jane Little, a British writer and broadcaster who became the first religious affairs correspondent for the BBC World Service, delivered the keynote address at a University of Colorado…

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    Media Coverage of Lobbying

    Ron Elving, senior Washington editor for NPR News, spoke about the media coverage of lobbing and the relationship between lobbyists and the press. Toics included the relationships of…

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    Inside the Obama Administration

    Paul Brandus, founder and editor-in-chief of West Wing Reports, talked about President Obama’s White House and its relationship with the press. He reacted to a video clip of the…

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    Media Coverage of America's First Ladies

    Panelists talked about how the media had covered America’s first ladies throughout the years and how first ladies tried to craft their image in the media. They examined how first…

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    Republican Boycott of CNN and NBC Debates

    James Hohmann talked about the Republican Party decision to boycott debates on CNN and NBC if they proceed with plans to air special programs about potential Democratic presidential…

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    Q&A with Mark Leibovich

    Mark Leibovich talked about his book This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral - Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! - in America’s Gilded Capital. He described his book as an…

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    Media Bias and the Political Landscape

    Panelists talked about how media bias impacts the political landscape. Speakers included National Review Editor Rich Lowry, radio talk show host Rusty Humphries and National Review…

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    Conservative News Coverage

    Terry Jeffrey talked about the news media from a conservative point of view and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included President Obama’s…

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    Washington Classroom with Ann Compton

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning…

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    Presidential Politics with John Anderson

    Former Representative John Anderson (R-IL), an Independent presidential candidate in the 1980 election, talked about presidential politics. Video clips were shown, including political…

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    Arab Media on U.S.-Arab Relations

    Members of the Arab media remarked on how they view the U.S. while reporting for Middle Eastern networks. They also talked about the changing news environment, including the influence…

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    Q&A with Julianna Goldman

    Julianna Goldman talked about reporting on President Obama from the beginning of his candidacy in 2007 until the present, including her preparation for presidential news conferences and her…

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    Book Discussion on Kill the Messenger

    Maria Armoudian, author of Kill the Messenger, talked about the positive and negative role that the media plays in global events. Examples she gave of how crises were fomented by the…

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    2012 Presidential Campaign Coverage

    Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill discussed PBS’s plans for covering the 2012 presidential campaign. Both women also talked about their memories of covering past presidential…

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    Political Partisanship

    Michael Dimock talked about a recent Pew Research Center study that found Americans' opinions of what binds and divides the country’s citizenry is changing. The overall change in…

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    News Media Coverage of Racial Issues

    Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating stereotypes. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Juan Williams…

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    Book Discussion on The Fox Effect

    David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt examined the career of Roger Ailes, president of Fox News. The authors contend that Mr. Ailes, a former media consultant for Richard Nixon, Ronald…

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    2012 Republican Primary and the Media

    Charles Bierbauer and Linda Feldmann talked about Newt Gingrich’s victory in the South Carolina primary. Topics included the media and its role in the primary contests the…

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    Book Discussion on Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate

    Juan Williams talked about his book Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate with Glenn Frankel. He was interviewed by Glenn Frnkel and responded to questions from members of the…

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