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  • Educational Uses of Public Broadcasting
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    Educational Uses of Public Broadcasting

    A panel marked the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 by discussing the educational uses of public broadcasting, including thoughts on the origins of Sesame Street and…

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  • Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 50th Anniversary
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    Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 50th Anniversary

    Former FCC commissioners and one of the co-founders of NPR discussed the origins of public broadcasting at this event held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of…

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  • Washington Classroom with Newt Minow
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    Washington Classroom with Newt Minow

    Newt Minow talked about the evolution and role of debates in the political process, and how they are affected by the quickly changing landscape of the media.

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  • Vast Wasteland Retrospective
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    "Vast Wasteland" Retrospective

    Julius Genachowski and Newton Minow spoke about the future of the telecommunications industry, their experiences as chairmen at the Federal Communications Commission, and the impact of new technologies on…

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  • 40th Anniversary of KennedyNixon Televised Debate
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    40th Anniversary of Kennedy-Nixon Televised Debate

    As an NBC news correspondent Mr. Vanocur was a questioner during the first 1960 Kennedy-Nixon debate. During this commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the debates, he and the other…

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  • Telecommunications Issues
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    Telecommunications Issues

    Newton Minow was interviewed about his career in telecommunications. Mr. Minow, who served as the Federal Communications Commission chairman from 1961 to 1963, currently co-chairs the…

    31 views
  • When Campaigns Were Fun The Insiders
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    When Campaigns Were Fun: The Insiders

    Former presidential aids spoke about how campaigns had changed over the past several decades. Through personal stories and anecdotes, they addressed a variety of issues including the…

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  • What is Journalism
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    What is Journalism?

    Journalists and scholars analyzed local television news and the journalistic standards by which local news operates. Mr. Page moderated the panel.

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  • Service Journalism
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    Service Journalism

    Participants discussed their ideas on the concept of service journalism. Ms. Lemmon on the role of women’s magazines in providing information to readers to help with the problems and challenges…

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  • Journalism at the Millenium
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    Journalism at the Millenium

    Mr. Fuller spoke about trends in journalism, including increasing competition for audience share and the decline of journalistic ethics. Then the other panelists commented on his…

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