Media Coverage of the Middle East Conflict

Panelists talked about media coverage of conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon by various news media organizations, as… read more

Panelists talked about media coverage of conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon by various news media organizations, as well as the role of the media in the formulation of foreign policy. Among the topics they addressed were the editorial content of television images and subject material, time given to opposing viewpoints, use of propaganda by states and organizations, and the impact of media coverage on public opinion. Following the panel presentations they responded to questions from the audience.

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  • Aikman, David Associate Professor Patrick Henry College->History
  • Alexander, Yonah Director Potomac Institute for Policy Studies->International Center for Terrorism Studies
  • Kalb, Marvin Senior Fellow Harvard University->Shorenstein (Joan) Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy
  • McBride, Dennis President Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
  • Rowan, Ford Chair National Center for Critical Incident Analysis
  • Salhani, Claude Editor Middle East Times
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Media Coverage of the Middle East Conflict

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Program ID:
193948-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 21, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2006

Airing Details

  • Aug 21, 2006 | 9:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2006 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2006 | 3:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2006 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2006 | 11:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2006 | 3:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
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