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  • The Future of the Newspaper
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    The Future of the Newspaper

    Publishers and newspaper executives talked about the future of the news industry, the role of print media, use of the Internet by news organizations, business models and consumer attitudes…

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  • Regulation of Childrens Media
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    Regulation of Children's Media

    Professor Geoffrey Cowan moderated a panel discussion about regulating media for children. A video was shown illustrating the violence and sexual content of the media. A video clip also was shown from a…

    350 views
  • The Sixties Revisited
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    The Sixties Revisited

    Panelists talked about the 1960s and how the decade is remembered and taught. After their presentations the panelists answered questions from members of the audience. Mr. Maraniss talked about…

    262 views
  • Great American Lives
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    Great American Lives

    A panel discussion with biography writers Douglas Brinkley, author of Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003; Ronald Steel, author of In Love…

    77 views
  • Role and Responsibility of Writers
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    Role and Responsibility of Writers

    Mr. Styron led a discussion of the responsibility of writers during wartime. The panelists talked about the issue of censorship (both government and academic), the impact of writers on the…

    75 views
  • 1998 emLos Angeles Timesem Book Prizes
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    1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

    Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded to numerous authors for outstanding literary works.

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  • Information and Globalization of Trade
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    Information and Globalization of Trade

    Former Secretary Kantor spoke about the growth of the American economy due to trade. He stated that the U.S. has never been so tied economically to the world before. He explained that the…

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  • News Norms
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    News Norms

    Mr. Kaplan moderated this discussion of online reporting and how journalistic standards may change as a result. They debated whether standards and rules exist for more traditional forms of…

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