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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.…

    193 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…

    337 views
  • Role of the Media at  National Party Conventions
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    Role of the Media at National Party Conventions

    The panelists talked about the role of the news media at the national party conventions. Topics included the decreasing media coverage of conventions, the role of cable news television, and the history…

    105 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
  • Lobbying
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    Lobbying

    Mr. Berman gave a lecture on the integrity and lobbying. Among the topics he discussed was the history of lobbying in the United States, from the bribing of state legislators in Georgia to…

    48 views
  • Role of the Press in Lobbying
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    Role of the Press in Lobbying

    Mr. Birnbaum talked about the relationship between lobbying and the media, focusing on his own experiences with lobbyists. He also discussed the modi operandi of various lobbyists and…

    34 views
  • Ethics and Lobbying
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    Ethics and Lobbying

    Pat Griffin gave a lecture on ethics and lobbying. Among the topics he addressed were campaign fundraising and ideology. Following his presentation, Mr. Griffin responded to questions and…

    37 views
  • Using Paid Media in Issue Advocacy Campaigns
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    Using Paid Media in Issue Advocacy Campaigns

    Daniel Weiss talked about using paid media in lobbying. He also talked about inside and outside game which are terms used in lobbying.

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  • Press Perspective on Lobbying
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    Press Perspective on Lobbying

    Mr. Birnbaum provided the media perspective of lobbying on Capitol Hill. He described lobbyists as good sources of facts and information for reporters. He talked humorously about his…

    57 views
  • emReel Bad Arabsem
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    Reel Bad Arabs

    Mr. Shaheen talked about his book, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, published by Interlink Publishing Group. In the book, the author decries what he views as the negative…

    460 views
  • Women in Politics and the Media
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    Women in Politics and the Media

    The panelists talked about women in politics and the media, focusing on whether or not women were being treated fairly and equally in these fields. They also talked about their lives and…

    73 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,…

    171 views
  • American Political Campaigns Use of Media
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    American Political Campaigns: Use of Media

    Panelists talked about the use of the media in political campaigns. They also responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Panagopoulos moderated the panel.

    46 views
  • Corporate Accountability and President Bush
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    Corporate Accountability and President Bush

    Participants talked about recent corporate accounting scandals, the Bush administration’s reaction to corporate crime, and media coverage of the scandals. They also talked about the state…

    35 views
  • The Bush Administration and the Media
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    The Bush Administration and the Media

    Participants analyzed media coverage of the Bush administration, talked about how the president was communicating his agenda, and examined the relationship between the White House staff and…

    42 views
  • 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…

    25 views
  • Journalism Politics and the Media
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    Journalism, Politics and the Media

    Former Senator Simpson talked with students about journalism and its relationship to politics. He discussed how most journalists who deal with politicians ask very hard, personal questions,…

    38 views
  • The Clinton Crisis News or Rumors
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    The Clinton Crisis: News or Rumors

    In a symposium titled, “The Clinton Crisis: Reporting the News or Repeating the Rumors?,” journalists and scholars talked about the news media coverage during the investigation of President…

    51 views
  • Do the Media Glamorize Drugs
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    Do the Media Glamorize Drugs?

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

    348 views
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