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  • Conservative Students and Political Activism Part 2
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    Conservative Students and Political Activism, Part 2

    Chris Bedford gave college-aged conservatives advice on attracting attention from the media. He encouraged them to find angles for their stories that respond to issues currently in the news. “Using…

  • Discussion on International Broadcasting
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    International Broadcasting and the Information War

    David Ensor talked about the state of U.S. public diplomacy such as international broadcasting and how Washington could win the so-called “information war” against Russia, China, ISIL*, and…

  • Communicators with John Lansing
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    Communicators with John Lansing

    John Lansing talked about the operations of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the agency that oversees United States government-supported, civilian international news media such as…

  • Discussion on Governance and the Rise of Militant Groups
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    Public Perceptions of Iraqi Governance

    Panelists talked about the relationship between corrupt and inept governments and the rise of extremist groups such as ISIL.* They discussion focusing on public perceptions of Iraq’s government as…

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    Lincoln and the Power of the Press

    Harold Holzer talked about his book Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion. “Lincoln and the Press: The Last Full Measure” was a program of the 35th annual summer conference of…

  • Discussion with Senior White House Adviser Dan Pfeiffer
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    White House Politics and Policy

    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer was interviewed at a Politico Playbook Cocktails event at the W Hotel. Mr. Pfeiffer talked about President Obama’s personality, policies, and new…

  • Discussion on Public Relations and the Ku Klux Klan
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    Public Relations and the Ku Klux Klan

    Dale Laackman, author of For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money Swindle that Spread Hate Across America, talked about Bessie Tyler and Edward Clarke, the Public Relations experts who helped…

  • The Presidential Message
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    The Presidential Message

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Students from…

  • Edward Bernays and Corporate Public Relations
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    Edward Bernays and Corporate Public Relations

    University of Michigan professor David Hancock talked about Edward Bernays and the rise of corporate public relations. Edward Bernays was a pioneer in the field of public relations and marketing. His…

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    American Avatar: The United States In the Global Imagination

    Barry Sanders examines how people around the world view the United States. He argues that the commonly held belief that the rest of the world has developed a negative view of the U.S. since September…

  • Presidents War and Public Opinion
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    Presidents, War, and Public Opinion

    History Professor Joan Hoff taught a course on presidents, war, and the role of public opinion. This class focused on the modern presidency since Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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    Deadly Spin

    Wendell Potter talked about his book Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans. Formerly a senior vice…

  • Presidential Speechwriting
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    Presidential Speechwriting

    Five former presidential speechwriters discussed the role of presidential speechwriters throughout history and their relationships with the presidents they served. Topics included their assessments of…

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    Spinning the Law

    Kendall Coffey talked about his book Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion (Prometheus Books). He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He was…

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    Selling the Korean War

    Steven Casey talked about his book Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953 (Oxford University Press, 2008). In his book about how the Truman and…

  • Obama Administration Speeches and Rhetoric
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    Obama Administration Speeches and Rhetoric

    Political speechwriters and other communications professionals talked about the rhetoric used by President Obama in his public speeches. Among the topics they addressed were the speech writing process,…

  • emAnd Then Theres This How Stories Live and Die in Viral Cultureem
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    And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture

    Bill Wasik talked about his book And Then There’s This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture (Viking Adult; June 11, 2009). In the book he examines the cultural phenomenon of viral communication through new media…

  • Issues in Media and Public Policy
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    Issues in Media and Public Policy

    Stephen Farnsworth, author of Spinner in Chief: How Presidents Sell Their Policies and Themselves (Paradigm Publishers; September 30, 2008), talked about presidential speeches, political…

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    Mark Penn talked about his book Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow’s Big Changes, published by Twelve. Mr. Penn discussed his theory that special interest groups that contain a…

  • The White House and the Press
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    The White House and the Press

    Dana Perino talked about her heritage and genealogy, employment as White House press secretary, the effects of telecommunications advancements on her position, and numerous relevant,…

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