Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by… read more

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. 

Ruth Marcus, editorial writer and columnist for the Washington Post, talked about the presidency, Congress, and media. Video clips were shown of Norm Ornstein, Leon Panetta, Mark Whitaker, Jimmy Fallon, and of Ruth Marcus and Glenn Greenwald with Jake Tapper.

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

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Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

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Program ID:
317583-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 7, 2014

Airing Details

  • Feb 07, 2014 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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