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  • Investigative Journalism and Civil Rights
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    Investigative Journalism and Civil Rights

    Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his 30-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur “genius” grant winner described how he helped put in jail four Klansmen…

    167 views
  • Journalists Discuss Covering Trump Presidency
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    Press and the Trump Presidency

    Journalists talked about the challenges they have encountered during a Donald Trump presidency that labels news organizations as “fake news.” The panelists also discussed surveys showing…

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  • NPRs Ron Elving on the Press  Public Advocacy
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    Media Coverage of Lobbying

    Ron Elving, senior Washington editor for NPR News, spoke about the media coverage of lobbing and the relationship between lobbyists and the press. Toics included the relationships of the Obama…

    350 views
  • 25th Anniversary of emUSA Todayem
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    25th Anniversary of USA Today

    A panel of veteran journalists discussed the topic, “Reinventing the News Business: 1982 and Today.” USA Today was launched as the first national newspaper on September 15, 1982. Mr.…

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  • Behind the Images Photographers Views of the First Ladies
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    Behind the Images: Photographers' Views of the First Ladies

    Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush recall their days in the White House-and the images that chronicle the lives and…

    504 views
  • Freedom of Information Act Requests
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    Freedom of Information Act Requests

    Office of Government Information Services officials talked about their experience working with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. They discussed progress and challenges that…

    241 views
  • Freedom of Information Day Celebration
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    Freedom of Information Day Celebration

    Sue Long received an award from the American University Law School for her career in pushing for governmental transparency. Afterward, she spoke about her experiences and the various…

    640 views
  • Freedom of Information Act Legislative Outlook
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    Freedom of Information Act Legislative Outlook

    Staff of the House Government Reform and Oversight and Senate Judiciary Committees talked about compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

    399 views
  • History of the Freedom of Information Act
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    History of the Freedom of Information Act

    Richard Huff gave the keynote speech at an American University Law School event on transparency and openness in government. He talked about the history of the Freedom of Information Act…

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  • Freedom of Information Act Litigation
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    Freedom of Information Act Litigation

    Lawyers talked about cases dealing with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. They also responded to questions from the audience. This was part of an American University Law School…

    309 views
  • The Future of InDepth Journalism
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    The Future of In-Depth Journalism

    A panel was held on the future of investigative journalism. Topics included the results of a Washington press corps study, the effects of the declining number of Washington newspaper…

    233 views
  • The New Presidency and the Press
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    The New Presidency and the Press

    A panel discussion was held about the relationship between the press and the presidency and the role of the media in the presidential election. Topics included the role of the media in politics, how…

    334 views
  • Future of Foreign Correspondence
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    Future of Foreign Correspondence

    Keith Richburg talked about international news coverage. He described his experiences as a foreign reporter in Haiti, the Philippines, Africa, and Afghanistan, saying he had to learn to…

    137 views
  • The Influence of emUSA Todayem
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    The Influence of USA Today

    A panel of former and current USA Today editors discussed the influence of the newspaper on the industry. Topics included USA Today’s design innovations and color, the importance of the…

    196 views
  • Free Expression and Global Media
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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…

    305 views
  • Embedded Journalists
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    Embedded Journalists

    The panelists talked about the role of “embedded” journalists in the Iraq War. The term refers to the placement of a reporter in a military unit who is free to report on the war action,…

    162 views
  • Media Coverage of War on Terrorism
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    Media Coverage of War on Terrorism

    Journalists compared U.S. and European media coverage of the war in Afghanistan and other related stories. After their remarks they answered questions from members of the audience.

    148 views
  • The Press and the Lobbying Community
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    The Press and the Lobbying Community

    Mr. Birnbaum talked about the relationship between lobbyists and journalists. Among the topics he addressed were public perceptions of lobbyists, how lobbyists and the press influence both…

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  • Women Politics and the Media
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    Women, Politics and the Media

    Ms. Clift spoke to students about women in journalism. Following brief remarks she answered questions from students about he experiences, career, and how to succeed as a woman in the…

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  • Media Issues
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    Media Issues

    Journalists talked about media investigations of stories from within the Washington bureaucracy and the nature of political reporting. Among the topics they addressed were the superficial…

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