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  • Is GDP an Accurate Measure of the Economy
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    Is GDP an Accurate Measure of the Economy?

    Mr. Fallows moderated a panel discussion on how well the GDP, the Gross Domestic Product, which is the total monetary value of goods and services produced in the U.S. adjusted for…

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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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  • 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 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…

    77 views
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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