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    Book Discussion on Women of the Washington Press

    Maurine Beasley talked about her book, Women of the Washington Press: Politics, Prejudice, and Persistence. She responded to questions from members of the audience.
    The program began with an…

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    Karen Hughes on Women in Politics

    Karen Hughes talked about her experiences of women in politics, including how they are treated by the media. She also talked about her career, politics, and the future of the…

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    Presidential Election News Coverage

    Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the…

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    Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    Susan Hertog talked about her book chronicling the lives of two early feminists working in journalism, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and…

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    Book Discussion on The Good Girls Revolt

    Lynn Povich talked about her book, The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace.
    She was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade…

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    Book Discussion on Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    In a dual biography, Susan Hertog recounts the life of American journalist Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961), the first female chief of a European news bureau and Rebecca West (1892-1983) a…

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    Women Leaders in the Media

    Panelists talked about various strategies to improve the use of broadband services by minorities, women and families.

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    Book Discussion on Newspaper Titan

    In her book Amanda Smith recounts the life of Cissy Patterson, the 20th century’s first female publisher and editor in chief of a metropolitan daily newspaper. Cissy Patterson…

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    Women in Media

    Media executives talked about the changing media landscape and the role of women within the industry. Among the topics they addressed were ways in which consumers access media, media…

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    Women in News Media

    Women journalists representing various foreign media organizations talked about the Global Report on Women in the News Media. The report showed that women represented only a third of…

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    Book Discussion on All Things at Once

    The MSNBC co-host of “Morning Joe” discussec her new memoir, detailing her childhood as daughter of President Carter’s national security adviser and her pursuit of a…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) talked about current regulatory issues including diversity on the airwaves, minority ownership, and the future of women in the…

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    Q&A with Jennifer Griffin

    Jennifer Griffin was interviewed about her experiences reporting from the Middle East and other locations worldwide. She said she has worked for FOX News since it began nine years…

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    Q&A with Randi Rhodes

    Randi Rhodes was interviewed about her syndicated radio program “The Randi Rhodes Show,” which broadcasts on Air America Radio. She discussed her political views and her…

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    Women Voters and the Media

    WomenVote USA hosted the forum “Colloquium on Women Voters: The Defining Vote.” Several top female journalists participated in a panel titled “Media’s Role in…

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    Women Authors: The Write Stuff

    Panelists discussed the lives, roles, and contributions of women. Among the topics addressed were the authors' books, their reasons for writing, and the identities of…

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    Women in Politics and the Media

    The panelists talked about women in politics and the media, focusing on whether or not women were being treated fairly and equally in these fields. They also talked about their lives…

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    Book Discussion on East Wing: A Memoir

    Ms. Hoyt discusses her memoir, East Wing: A Memoir: Politics the Press, and a First Lady, published by Xlibris. Ms. Hoyt, a former Press Secretary to First Lady Rosalyn…

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    Women in Journalism

    Ms. Graham talked about her recent book Personal History and about women role in journalism. She described some of the pioneering events at The Washington Post and other…

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    Women in Journalism

    After helping present journalism awards, Ms. Roberts spoke about the struggle of women journalists for equality and respect in the media industries. After her prepared remarks,…

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