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    Role of Entertainment Media in Politics

    The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference focused on the role and quality of entertainment media. Panelists talked about whether the news had succumbed to the…

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    Funniest Celebrity in Washington

    In an annual charity event, various Washington celebrities did a stand-up comedy routine to raise money for the Johns Hopkins Childrens' Hospital. The recent contested election figured…

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    Watergate and Money

    Panelists discussed how the Watergate scandal reflected the negative influences of money on politics. This was part of a symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in…

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    Toward the Millenium: The 1996 Elections

    The authors of Toward the Millenium: The Elections of 1996, published by Allen & Bacon, talked about both the congressional and presidential elections of 1996. They discussed primaries,…

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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    The John F. Kennedy School of Government held a forum on campaign finance reform discussed the possibilities of reform in the coming terms.

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    Money and Politics

    Three correspondents discussed the connections between campaign contributions and congressional committee assignments in a forum at the National Press Club. They spoke on how they find…

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    Media and the Presidential Campaign

    Colby College sponsored a forum on Media Coverage of the 1992 Election. Journalists discussed the role of the media in the presidential election, polling data, and voting trends.

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    Political Campaign Financing

    Joan Aikens, Federal Election Commission, and Brooks Jackson, CNN Investigative Reporter, joined a viewer call-in program and discussed fundraising, strategies used in the 1992 campaigns…

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    Events in the News

    Brooks Jackson, a Special Assignment Correspondent for CNN International, and Robert Novak, a Columnist for the Chicago-Sun Times participated in a live call-in program. The journalists…

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    Media Coverage of Political Ads

    A panel sponsored by the Annenberg Washington Program discussed reporting on Political Ads. They examined the ads and how the candidates try to get media to do stories about the ads.

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    Campaigns and Electoral Process

    In a forum entitled “Why Are the Elections Over Before the Polls Open?” guests examined the decline in political competitiveness in our country’s electoral system.

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    How Do We Set the System Straight?

    DePauw University, in Greencastle, Indiana, sponsored a forum on the American electoral system featuring members of the media, scholars, and elected officials who talked about the process through which…

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    Money in Congressional Elections

    Participants in the forum discussed how campaigns were run and how funds were collected for candidates, including the importance of outside interest group contributions.

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    News Review

    Mr. Jackson is the author of Honest Graft. Mr. Barry is the author of The Ambition and the Power. They discussed Congress, money and power.

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    The Media, Politicians and Scandals

    The panelists discussed the HUD and Savings and Loan crises and examined why the press did not identify the scandals sooner. They met as part of a day-long forum sponsored by the Joan…

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    A Free Press: Endangered or Dangerous

    Panelists discussed journalism from the 1930s to the 1980s. They answered questions from the audience. This program consists of three panels.

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    Campaign Funding

    Mr. Jackson discussed the sources of political campaign funding, and how it has changed over time. Due to the age of source media, the video breaks up.

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