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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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…