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  • Jack Nelson Memorial Service
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    Jack Nelson Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Jack Nelson. Mr. Nelson was a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, author, and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.

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  • Covering the South
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    Covering the South

    The panel consisted of journalists who had covered the Civil Rights Movement. They focused on the time period of 1960-1964. The panelists talked about the effect that the media had in…

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  • 50 Years After Little Rock
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    50 Years After Little Rock

    To commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the “Little Rock Nine,” the Newseum and the National Archives Experience presented “50 Years After Little Rock: The Media and the Movement.” The program included an…

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  • emThe Race Beatem
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    The Race Beat

    Gene Roberts talked about the book he co-wrote The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, published by Knopf. The book tells how news coverage of…

    243 views
  • World Press Freedom Report
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    World Press Freedom Report

    Participants issued a report on worldwide threats to journalists working abroad. The report detailed several murders, imprisonment, and attacks on foreign correspondents over the past year.…

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  • Attorney General Remarks
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    Attorney General Remarks

    Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to editors about his law enforcement priorities. Among the issues he addressed were reducing gun crime, combating drug use, and and eliminating the practice…

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  • Race Press and Public Policy
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    Race, Press and Public Policy

    Journalists talked about race in America and how journalists have treated the issue of race relations over the years. Among the topics they addressed were media coverage of the civil rights…

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  • Are Newspapers on the Right Track
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    Are Newspapers on the Right Track?

    Panelists discussed the evolution of newspapers and attempted to answer the question: Are newspapers on the right track?

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  • Violence Against Journalists
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    Violence Against Journalists

    Participants spoke on violence perpetrated against journalists around the world. Mr. Orme detailed the Committee to Protect Journalists' group report which surveys worldwide attacks on the…

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  • Fourth Estate Awards Dinner
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    Fourth Estate Awards Dinner

    During a roast of Professor Roberts, a number of former newspaper colleagues spoke about the life a career of the former executive editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • National Press Foundation Annual Dinner
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    National Press Foundation Annual Dinner

    The Sol Taishoff Award was presented to Brian Lamb, and the Orange County Register received the Beveridge Award, among others.

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