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  • Panel Discussion Inside the Presidential Debates
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    Panel Discussion: Inside the Presidential Debates

    Newton Minow is the vice chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates as well as the co-chair for the 1976 and 1980 presidential debates. He talked about the history of American…

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  • Childrens Television
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    Children's Television

    President Clinton and Vice President Gore, administration officials and television industry representatives discussed how the industry can broaden the appeal of children’s educational programming…

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  • Year in the Life of the Supreme Court
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    Year in the Life of the Supreme Court

    The panelists are journalists who cover the U.S. Supreme Court wrote a book about the cases from the 1995 term entitled A Year in the Life of the Supreme Court. They talked about the book…

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  • Telecommunications Policy Summit
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    Telecommunications Policy Summit

    The participants discussed federal, state and local telecommunications policy and ways in which the different levels of government can cooperate in developing consistent policies. They also…

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  • Telecommunications Policy Summit
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    Telecommunications Policy Summit

    The participants discussed federal, state and local governments' telecommunications policy and ways in which the different levels of government can cooperate on such policies. They also…

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  • Children and the News Media
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    Children and the News Media

    Network news executives, reporters, and producers discussed the news media, violence, and children. They also considered how television producers could do a better job of meeting the needs…

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  • Television and Presidential Debates
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    Television and Presidential Debates

    The discussants analyzed the 1992 presidential debates and the prospects for future presidential debates. They also talked about the prospects for third party candidates in modern…

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  • Women in the Military
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    Women in the Military

    The commission heard testimony on combat, prisoners of war, cohesion, and the changing impact of American cultural values on the military family. This session focused on the cultural…

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  • The Vast Wasteland
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    The Vast Wasteland

    Mr. Minow, a former FCC Chairman, talked about the growth of public television. He gave a brief history of public broadcasting. In particular, he talked about WETA in Washington on the station’s 20th…

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  • The Impact of Media on Society
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    The Impact of Media on Society

    Mr. Minow discussed the impact of media on society. He also discussed the quality of broadcasting in this country.

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  • Childrens Television in Other Countries Pt2
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    Childrens' Television in Other Countries Pt.2

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  • Sponsorship  Control of Presidential Debates
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    Sponsorship & Control of Presidential Debates

    The conference titled “What Can be Done to Improve the Presidential Debates Next Time Around?” asks questions such as who or what should sponsor & control the debates in order to assure the most…

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  • Structuring Presidential Debates
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    Structuring Presidential Debates

    The conference is titled “What Can be Done to Improve the Presidential Debates the Next Time Around?”

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  • From Whistle Stop to Sound Bite
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    From Whistle Stop to Sound Bite

    Complete title is “From Whistle Stop to Sound Bite: A Colloquium on Four Decades of Politics & Television.”

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  • Childrens Television in Other Countries Pt1
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    Childrens' Television in Other Countries Pt.1

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  • Should Presidential Debates be Mandatory
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    Should Presidential Debates be Mandatory?

    This is an Oxford-style debate between students from Oxford University and Northwestern University. Outside experts in the subject area also take part. The result is a lively exchange which…

    139 views
  • Forum on Technology  Financial Markets
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    Forum on Technology & Financial Markets

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  • Overview of Libel Reform Proposal
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    Overview of Libel Reform Proposal

    This program is part of “The Libel Dilemma” conference.

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  • Publics Right to Know Versus Candidates Right to Privacy
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    Public's Right to Know Versus Candidate's Right to Privacy

    Students from Oxford and Northwestern Universities took part in an Oxford-style debate on the public’s right to know versus a political candidate’s right to privacy. Outside experts in the…

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  • Equal Time Provision Presidential Elections
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    Equal Time Provision: Presidential Elections

    The panel discussion, titled “Section 315 of the Communications Act: The Equal Time Requirement for the 1988 Presidential Race,” considers whether the equal time provision should be…

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