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    Free Speech Issues and the Internet

    Mike Godwin talked about the inherent conflict between freedom of speech and privacy when using the Internet. Among the issues talked about were the types of personal information available…

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    Fairness in Reporting

    Mr. Overby discussed the importance of freedom of the press and also fairness in reporting. He discussed five aspects of fair reporting, accuracy, balance, completeness, detachment of…

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    Minority Ownership and Management in Media

    Participants discussed the lack of racial diversity in the management and ownership of media organizations. They focused on how some advertisers discriminate against minority based stations…

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    First Amendment and Student Journalism

    The Close Up Foundation hosted a panel discussion about student journalism and the extent that institutions should impose some amount of censorship or provide editorial guidance in the…

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    Tobacco and Teen Smoking

    Representatives from congressional staff, the tobacco industry and an anti-tobacco advocacy group talked about tobacco and teen smoking. They discussed the problem of teen smoking and…

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    Television Violence

    Marjorie Heins, of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Bob Knight, of the Family Research Council, talked about television violence and issues of child protection and censorship.…

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    Science and Environmental Reporting

    In this discussion of REPORTING ON SCIENCE & THE ENVIRONMENT at the CLOSE UP FOUNDATION Rick Chappell, Director, Science & Research Communications, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY Jim…

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    College Journalists Roundtable

    John Milewski, Close Up Foundation, hosted this College Journalist Roundtable at the Newseum in Arlington, Virginia. Panelists discussed the role of college newspapers and their importance…

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    Bible-Based Curricula in Public Schools

    In this forum hosted by John Milewski and the CLOSE UP FOUNDATION the topic of Bible-Based Curricula in Public Schools is addressed. Robert Boston,Ass’t.Communications Director, AMERICANS…

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    Free Air Time for Political Candidates

    Ms. Cochran and Mr. Ornstein talked about how free air time for political candidates would increase the fairness of campaigns and how this would work in practice from the broadcasting…

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    Food Safety in the U.S.

    Secretary Dan Glickman, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, talked about the role of the Department of Agriculture in ensuring U.S. food safety and reforms of the meat and poultry inspection…

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    Business of News

    Barbara Cochran, President of the Radio Television News Directors Association, and Marshall Loeb, Editor for the Columbia Journalism Review, took part in this forum that looked at the…

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    Volunteerism

    Several volunteerism advocates talked about the volunteerism summit in Philadelphia and the implementation of its goals. The guests talked about how groups and individuals can help their…

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    Watergate 25th Anniversary

    The panelists discussed the anniversary of the Watergate burglary in which five men broke into the Democratic Party headquarters in the Watergate building. President Nixon resigned just…

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    News Industry Future

    Lincoln Caplan, Assistant Managing Editor at US News & World Report, Richard Harwood, Editorial Columnist at the Washington Post, and Author Douglas Gomery, "The Future of News", discussed…

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    Tabloid Journalism and Talk Radio

    In front of a student audience, Ellen Ratner, President of the Talk Radio News Service, Tom Resenstiel, Director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, and Bill O’Reilly, of Fox News,…

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