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  • Freedom of the Press
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    Freedom of the Press

    Representative Conyers hosted a forum on the state of the free press and media bias in the United States. Participants talked about news media content, business concerns and media…

  • Media Bias Panel
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    Media Bias Panel

    At the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, panelists discussed bias in the media. Ms. Cohen moderated the panel. Following prepared remarks, panelists responded to questions from…

  • emThe Onionem Political Humor
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    The Onion Political Humor

    The editor and staff writers from the satirical newspaper The Onion talked about political and media satire. The talked about their coverage of news events, including their satire focusing…

  • Media Political Bias
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    Media Political Bias

    The panelists discussed political bias in the news media. They talked about the differences between print and electronic media and the internal struggle of newspapers to be objective.…

  • emWhat Liberal Media  The Truth About Bias and the Newsem
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    What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News

    Mr. Alterman talked about his book What Liberal Media?: The Truth About Bias and the News, published by Basic Books. Mr. Alterman claims that the media not only is not biased against the…

  • Conservatives and the Media
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    Conservatives and the Media

    Participants talked about the conservative influence on various media outlets. Among the topics they addressed were media bias, media ownership, and a recent decision by the Federal…

  • Corporate Accountability and President Bush
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    Corporate Accountability and President Bush

    Participants talked about recent corporate accounting scandals, the Bush administration’s reaction to corporate crime, and media coverage of the scandals. They also talked about the state…

  • Who Believes Journalists Any More
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    Who Believes Journalists Any More?

    The panelists discussed the topic, “Who Believes Journalists Any More?,” and what it means for the future of journalism. The panelists examined the public ambivalence and skepticism toward…