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  • News Media and the Presidency
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    News Media and the Presidency

    Sam Donaldson and Helen Thomas spoke to the C-SPAN distance learning class, which consisted of Pace University, University of Denver, and George Mason University. They focused on the…

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  • Distance Learning Class
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    Distance Learning Class

    Students from the University of Denver and Pace University in New York City participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Sam Donaldson spoke to the classes about the…

    48 views
  • State of News Journalism
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    State of News Journalism

    Newseum hosted a full-day symposium titled “Examining Opinion and Bias in the News: The Grant Howell Legacy Symposium” that explored the perceptions and realities of bias in news coverage.…

    65 views
  • Frank Mankiewicz Roast
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    Frank Mankiewicz Roast

    Journalists and politicians participated in a tongue-in-cheek review of Mr. Mankiewicz’s career in broadcasting and politics. Ms. Roberts emceed the evening’s events and Mr. Mankiewicz…

    294 views
  • Media Bias Debate
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    Media Bias Debate

    Following opening remarks and comments about conservative grassroots organizing, Mr. Donaldson and Mr. Novak debated the existence of bias in media reporting. Among the issues they addressed were…

    196 views
  • Hall of Fame Dinner
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    Hall of Fame Dinner

    Mr. Donaldson acted as master of ceremonies for the annual Broadcasting and Cable magazine’s annual dinner for the Hall of Fame inductees. Eleven awards were given for contributions to the…

    205 views
  • Communication Issues
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    Communication Issues

    Participants talked about radio and television issues and government regulation of those industries. They did not answer questions from the audience.

    46 views
  • National Press Awards
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    National Press Awards

    Helen Thomas, Peter Jennings, and Otis Chandler were honored for their work and their careers in both print and broadcast media. Chandler is the former publisher of the Los Angeles Times.…

    54 views
  • Conservative Values and the Media
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    Conservative Values and the Media

    Mr. Novak and Mr. Donaldson spoke about how the media handles news about conservative issues and addressed the question of a liberal media bias. Following their remarks they answered…

    71 views
  • Talk Radio and Politics
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    Talk Radio and Politics

    Mr. Begala talked about the Clinton administration’s agenda and about how talk radio covered the scandal which led to impeachment. He was followed by Mr. Donaldson who spoke about his…

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  • Covering the White House
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    Covering the White House

    Mr. Donaldson and Ms. Page related their experiences as White House reporters. They talked about the pressures associated with being a White House correspondent and the most interesting…

    35 views
  • US Press Achieving Balanced Coverage
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    U.S. Press: Achieving Balanced Coverage

    The panelists and the audience discussed how the United States press covers the Arab-American community, and how it can ensure that its coverage is balanced in the wake of the Oklahoma City…

    55 views
  • Public Policy and the Press
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    Public Policy and the Press

    The panelists discussed old media and new media and if there is a difference. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

    39 views
  • Future of the News Business
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    Future of the News Business

    Mr. Donaldson discussed the future of the news business from the viewpoint of a correspondent. Topics included the current status of the business and the role of ratings in determining news…

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  • Helen Thomas Roast
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    Helen Thomas Roast

    The guests took turns telling stories about Thomas, who is celebrating her fiftieth year as a Washington, D.C. reporter.

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  • Broadcasters Hall of Fame Awards
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    Broadcasters' Hall of Fame Awards

    To commemorate its 60th anniversary, Broadcasting Magazine inaugurated the broadcasting industry’s first hall of fame and inducted 60 individuals for their contributions to broadcasting.…

    70 views
  • emThis Week With David Brinkleyem
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    This Week With David Brinkley

    Correspondents for ABC News and their production staffs discussed the week’s political issues during an editorial meeting in preparation for the Sunday morning public affairs television…

    288 views
  • Publics Right to Know Versus Candidates Right to Privacy
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    Public's Right to Know Versus Candidate's Right to Privacy

    Students from Oxford and Northwestern Universities took part in an Oxford-style debate on the public’s right to know versus a political candidate’s right to privacy. Outside experts in the…

    1,430 views
  • Media Issues Forum
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    Media Issues Forum

    Panelists discussed issues facing reporters. They answered audience questions. Panel 1: The Press and the Presidency Panel 2: The Press and the Congress Panel 3: The Press in Peril

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