Washington Classroom with Tom DeFrank

Tom DeFrank, political journalist and author of Write it When I’m Gone, discussed the topic “The Press and the… read more

Tom DeFrank, political journalist and author of Write it When I’m Gone, discussed the topic “The Press and the Presidency” with students at Purdue University, George Mason University, and the Washington Center. Many video clips were shown.

This course was a joint educational partnership between C-SPAN, the Washington Center, George Mason University, and Purdue University. The semester focused on “The Presidency, Congress, and Media,” examining all facets of politics in the TV and digital age, taking a look at the issues and events shaping the agenda for the next Congress and next round of elections, as well as the historical process of public policy making. Additionally, the class analyzes the changing role of media, especially social media, in shaping public opinion. close

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Washington Classroom with Tom DeFrank

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Program ID:
315197-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 2013

Airing Details

  • Sep 27, 2013 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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