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    Free Expression and Global Media

    Mr. Rushdie spoke about free expression and freedom of the press. He discussed the problems he has encountered as a result of publishing his book, The Satanic Verses and announced that it…

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    The Media and Public Health

    Panelists discussed news media coverage of public health concerns. They examined issues such as what types of health stories the media carried and how they should report risks to the…

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    The Clinton Crisis: News or Rumors

    American University hosted a panel discussion on media coverage of President Bill Clinton. The panelist consisted of journalists and scholars and they talked about the media coverage during…

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    Public Image of Women in Power

    Participants discussed perceptions of women in positions of power in politics, the press and other social institutions. They focused on how the media covered women in powerful positions,…

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    Do the Media Glamorize Drugs?

    Panelists spoke about how various media glamorize drug use and whether this affects personal behavior. There was also a heated discussion over whether government policies can impact drug…

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    Candidates' Wives News Coverage

    Journalists, former staffers, and others discussed news coverage of candidates' wives, Hillary Clinton and Mrs. Dole, as well as coverage of several other first ladies. Mr. Anthony is the…

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    Nixon: The Movie

    Panelists discussed how Oliver Stone’s movie, “Nixon,” portrays President Nixon’s political career and presidential term. They debated how accurate the movie was and whether it even should…

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    Reporting World War II

    Journalists who covered World War II talked about what it was like to report on such history-making and dramatic events. They pointed out the differences between journalistic standards then…

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    Congress First 100 Days Review

    The participants talked about the media’s coverage of the first 100 days of the 104th Congress. They also took questions from the audience.

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    News Coverage of the New Congress

    Moderated by Dean Ungar, the panelists speculated on various ways they might cover the Republican-controlled 104th Congress. They also discussed Newt Gingrich who will be the new speaker of…

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    Communication School Opening Convocation

    David Gergen, White House adviser on foreign policy issues and goals presentation, discussed the importance of the national news media and his own role in the Clinton and earlier…

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    Media Influences on the Presidency

    A panel of strategists and journalists, including White House Correspondent Helen Thomas and Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page, participated in a forum on media coverage of the…

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    Conflict in Former Yugoslavia

    The American University School of Communication hosted a discussion on reporting on events in the former Yugoslavia. Participants spoke about the region’s ongoing conflict and the efforts…

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    Media Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy

    The participants discussed the coverage of foreign policy events and issues on television. They focused on the media’s influence on the foreign policy of the United States. After their…

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    Malcolm X, The Movie: Cinema as History

    American University School of Communications hosted a forum titled “Malcolm X, the Movie: Cinema as History.” Media figures spoke on the 1992 Warner Brothers movie “Malcolm X,” focusing on…

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    The Media and President Clinton

    At an American University School of Communication forum, the panelists discussed media coverage of Governor Bill Clinton (D-AR) during the 1992 Presidential Campaign. The program was entitled…

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    Presidential Campaign Coverage in the 1990s

    Participants in this forum, “The Girls & Boys on the Bus,” discussed the media coverage of the presidential campaigns in the 1990s.

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    Life and Death on the Campaign Trail

    Campaign staff from the now-defunct Kerrey and Tsongas campaigns and journalists who covered those campaigns talked about the 1992 presidential race. Panelists cited the timing, amount, and style…

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    Investigating Human Rights Abuses

    The International Conference on Free Expression held a panel that focused on media investigation of human rights violations around the world, and especially in Central and South America.

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    Heroes and Heroines in Free Expression

    American University in Washington, DC sponsored a four day international conference titled “Free Expression and Global Media Barriers and boundaries” The panel discussed role models,…

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