Spinning the Message Panel

Journalists talked about the topic, “The Age of Spin: Controlling the Message,” moderated by John Powers. Many examples… read more

Journalists talked about the topic, “The Age of Spin: Controlling the Message,” moderated by John Powers. Many examples were discussed of spin, truth-telling or lying by governmental entities, the role corporate media, and political campaigning. After their presentations the participants responded to audience members' questions. 

Joe Conason is the author of It Can Happen Here: Authoritarian Peril in the Age of Bush, published by Thomas Dunne Books. David Goodman is the co-author of Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back, published by Hyperion. Michael Isikoff is the co-author of Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War, published by Crown. Frank Luntz is the author of Words That Work: It’s Not What You Say, It’s What People Hear, published by Hyperion. close

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Spinning the Message Panel

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Program ID:
197838-6
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2007

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  • May 13, 2007 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2007 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2007 | 7:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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