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  • The Media and American Democracy
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    The Media and American Democracy

    As part of a symposium entitled, “The Media and American Democracy,” Mr. Harwood explored the history of the media industry as it related to U.S. politics. In a separate speech, Mr.…

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  • Media and Society
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    Media and Society

    In a speech titled, "Why Should We Hate the Media?", Mr. Fallows talked about the role of the media in the U.S. He talked about increasing criticism of the press and television, saying…

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  • New Media Impact on US Democracy
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    New Media Impact on U.S. Democracy

    Panelists discussed the impact of talk radio and television programs on presidential politics. They examined why candidates utilize these new media to communicate with voters and why voters…

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  • News Media and the Public
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    News Media and the Public

    In a forum entitled, “Journalism Values: Who Are We?,” editors talked about balance, fairness and wholeness in news reporting. They also attempted to define the relationship of the newsroom…

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  • emThe American Journalist in the 1990sem
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    The American Journalist in the 1990s

    Professors Weaver and Wilhoit spoke about their new book, The American Journalist in the 1990s: U.S. News People at the End of an Era. They talked about the findings of this statistical…

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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 newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • The Media and Its Role
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    The Media and Its Role

    Mr. Fallows talked about his book, Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy, which focuses on the political cynicism in media institutions has contributed to cynicism…

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  • How the Media Undermine Democracy
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    How the Media Undermine Democracy

    Mr. Fallows spoke about his new book, Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine Democracy. It focuses on how media institutions have contributed to political cynicism among the public and…

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  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday 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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  • A Moral Society
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    A Moral Society

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” panelists spoke on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the moral state of U.S. society.…

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  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday Journal

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

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  • International Year in Review
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    International Year in Review

    Guests talked about the relationship between important international events of the past year and U.S. interest. They also speculated on the future of U.S. foreign policy with a Republican…

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  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
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    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

    Members of the committee heard testimony on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The bill is scheduled to come up before the House for a vote later this week. The Senate…

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  • Asian Economic Challenge
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    Asian Economic Challenge

    Atlantic Monthly Washington Editor James Fallows offers his perspective on the Asian economic challenge and U.S. tradepolicy. Mr. Fallows lived in Japan for several years as the Far East…

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  • US Security Issues
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    U.S. Security Issues

    Members of Congress and national security experts discussed security concerns facing the United States in the post-Cold War era, focusing on new strategies in U.S. foreign policy in the…

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  • Economic Nationalism Report
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    Economic Nationalism Report

    Participants analyzed the institute’s report which reviewed public opinion data to describe public views of economic policy. The economic nationalism, which the data indicated, belies the…

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  • Presidential Economic Proposals
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    Presidential Economic Proposals

    Economists and congressional committee staffers spoke in a forum to advocate or condemn the Clinton administration’s economic stimulus plan, which is intended to spur the growth of the U.S.…

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  • Inaugural Address Reaction
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    Inaugural Address Reaction

    Mr. Deaver, member of the Reagan administration, and Mr. Fallows, speech writer during the Carter administration, discussed the Clinton presidential inauguration, including the inaugural…

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  • Charting Americas Economic Future
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    Charting America's Economic Future

    Several members of Congress spoke in a debate on future economic policy for the U.S. Issues brought up in the discussion included responses to a recent report of the Strengthening America…

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  • Clinton Economic Conference
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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Economists and business leaders continued to discuss economic issues in the economic conference sponsored by the Clinton presidential transition in the Robinson Convention Center. Issues…

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