Media Relations and the Obama Presidency

A group of former White House press secretaries participated in a panel discussion
on White House media relations and advice for… read more

A group of former White House press secretaries participated in a panel discussion

on White House media relations and advice for President-Elect Obama for his transition period. Topics included transparency, lying, press conferences, and utilization of evolving media venues. Panelists responded to audience members' questions. Marvin Kalb moderated. 

This was the third of a series of five discussions held by Stephen Hess, based on his book What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect (Brookings Institution Press, 2008). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Baer, Donald A. Director (Former) White House->Communications
  • Hess, Stephen Distinguished Research Prof. George Washington University->School of Media and Public Affairs
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Media Relations and the Obama Presidency

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Program ID:
282610-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 1, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 7, 2008

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  • Dec 01, 2008 | 4:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 01, 2008 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 2008 | 6:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2008 | 12:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 2008 | 3:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2008 | 5:25am EST | C-SPAN 1
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