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  • emThe KnowItAllsem
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    The Know-It-Alls

    Noam Cohen detailed the growth of Silicon Valley and the impact it had on politics and public policy.

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  • Inconvenient Truths Panel
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    Inconvenient Truths Panel

    Authors talked about their books about battles over the truth. They responded to questions from members of the audience. James Rainey moderated. The panelists were: Naomi Oreskes, Merchants of Doubt:…

    801 views
  • Citizen Scientist Panel
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    Citizen Scientist Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the medical and social issues of the increase in diagnosis of autism and the threat to public health of a resulting resistance to vaccinations. They also…

    158 views
  • emThe Panic Virusem
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    The Panic Virus

    Seth Mnookin looks at the fraudulent 1998 study by British researcher Andrew Wakefield linking childhood vaccinations to autism. The Wakefield report has led to a movement in the U.S. -…

    379 views
  • Truth and Lies in Journalism
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    Truth and Lies in Journalism

    A panel titled “Can You Believe It? Truth and Lies in Journalism” was moderated by Professor Garlock. Four authors who have written books about journalism discussed the current state of the news…

    201 views
  • Corruption and Scandal Panel
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    Corruption and Scandal Panel

    The panelists talked about their books on corruption and scandal in politics, business, and the media. Mr. Ackerman wrote, Boss Tweed: The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the…

    70 views
  • Ethics Matter Panel
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    Ethics Matter Panel

    Mr. Mnookin spoke about his book, Hard News: The Scandals at the New York Times and Their Meaning for American Media, published by Random House. He spoke about recent scandals at the New York…

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  • Topical Issues
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    Topical Issues

    Mr. Mnookin talked about his Newsweek cover story on the Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal at The New York Times and other topical issues of the day. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes…

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