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  • The Future of Public Television
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    The Future of Public Television

    Panelists gave a moderated analysis of the first three conference addresses at a symposium on the future of public television hosted by the University of Chicago’s Cultural Policy Center.…

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  • CBS and Viacom Merger
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    CBS and Viacom Merger

    Witnesses testified about a proposed merger between Viacom and CBS. Among the issues they addressed were the growing consolidation of media outlets, maintaining diversity in viewpoint with…

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  • Mass Media and Democracy
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    Mass Media and Democracy

    Mr. Vanassed and Mr. Grossman talked about the impact of mass media on democratic values and institutions. They discussed whether new technologies will contribute to or undermine…

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  • The Impact of Mass Communication Technology
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    The Impact of Mass Communication Technology

    As part of the International Conference on the Global Communications Revolution and International Conflict Management, or “Virtual Diplomacy,” the panelists talked about the new era of…

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  • Free Air Time for Political Advertisements
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    Free Air Time for Political Advertisements

    Partcipants discussed the idea of providing candidates with free air time for political advertisements, which would greatly reduce a candidate’s need for large amounts of money to buy…

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  • Washington Wednesday Journal
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    Washington Wednesday Journal

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

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  • Public Broadcasting in Great Britain and US
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    Public Broadcasting in Great Britain and U.S.

    The British Broadcasting Corporation sponsored a seminar featuring representatives of the BBC and PBS to discuss public television in Great Britain and the U.S. Specifically, the discussion…

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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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  • The New EastWest Communications Framework
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    The New East-West Communications Framework

    The complete title is “The New East-West Communications Framework: The London Information Forum and Beyond". Panels include "Journalists as Catalysts in East-West Relations” and "The…

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  • Life and Career of Lawrence Grossman
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    Life and Career of Lawrence Grossman

    Lawrence Grossman, the president of NBC Television, spoke with host Brian Lamb about his life and the NBC Network. Topics included a possible alliance with Cable News Network and his recent…

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  • The Media and Political Campaigns
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    The Media and Political Campaigns

    Major network executives and political consultants addressed the American Association of Political Consultants on the media coverage of the 1988 elections. They also talked more broadly…

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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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  • Economics of News
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    Economics of News

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  • Cable News Media
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    Cable News Media

    Larry Grossman spoke about the cable television industry and future of the news media on a cable platform. He outlined NBC’s plans for a 24 hour news channel with cooperation from other…

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  • Early Elections Projection
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    Early Elections Projection

    Witnesses testified on the use of exit polls and predicting elections results and its effect on voting in western states.

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  • HarvardABC Symposium
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    Harvard/ABC Symposium

    Participants in the symposium, Voting for Democracy discussed ways of increasing voter participation. During the breaks, viewers called in to give their opinion on the symposium and asked…

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  • HarvardABC Symposium
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    Harvard/ABC Symposium

    Symposium attendees discussed declining voter turnout and ways to increase voter registration among women and minorities.

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  • Telecommunications Mergers Day Two

    Telecommunications Mergers, Day Two

    The presidents of the major television networks testified about the changes with the parent companies of their networks and the quality of their news broadcasts.

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