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  • FCC Protest Rally
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    FCC Protest Rally

    Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Edward Markey (D-MA) were joined by Representatives Jared Polis (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) in speaking at a rally in favor of “open Internet” rules. The…

  • Online Privacy and Government Surveillance
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    Online Privacy and Government Surveillance

    Panelists talked about the effects of government surveillance on online privacy. Topics included the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, the fourth Amendment, online vulnerabilities, Internet…

  • Media Coverage of War
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    Media Coverage of War

    Panelists talked about the the media’s coverage of war. They urged fellow journalists to delve deeply into stories regardless of subject and potential political fallout. Among the topics they…

  • emNews for All Peopleem
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    News for All People

    Juan Gonzalez, co-host of “Democracy Now!” and Joseph Torres, senior director of external affairs for Free Press, present a history of race and the American media. The authors examine the role that segregation played in how…

  • emThe Death and Life of American Journalismem
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    The Death and Life of American Journalism

    The authors argue that the area of commercial journalism is ending and a new era of journalism that is unapologetically partisan and subsidized by the government must emerge. The event was…

  • Corporate Media and the Press
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    Corporate Media and the Press

    Moderated by Phil Donahue, the panelists talked about corporate media in relation to the correctness and evenhandedness of the news. Topics included media monopolies, building independent nonprofit…

  • Politics and Public Television
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    Politics and Public Television

    In remarks often critical of the media establishment, Bill Moyers, former host of Public Broadcasting Service’s Now, talked about the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), past and future…