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    Media Coverage of the Iraq War

    New York Times photojournalist Michael Kamber recently released a new book Photojournalists on War: the Untold Stories From Iraq. He and a group of journalists spoke about lessons learned…

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    About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior

    David Hackworth, author of About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior, discusses his experience, success, and eventual disillusionment in the U.S. Army. After rising to the rank of…

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    Ethics of Embedded Journalism

    Photojournalists, reporters, and academic scholars talked about the ethics of “embedded” journalists working with military units. They also told descriptive stories of working as journalists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Colombia,…

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    Review of the Freedom of Information Act

    Witnesses testified on how best to protect critical infrastructure information throughout our government, while at the same time safe-guarding the public’s right to know.

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    War Correspondents Reunion: Vietnam Part 2

    Former Vietnam War correspondents talked about their experiences while covering the conflict after U.S. troops pulled out in 1972. This was part of an event concerning several wars held by…

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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…

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    Defense Spending

    Representative Buck McKeon talked about President Obama’s national security and defense policies, as well as the proposed fiscal year 2011 defense budget. Following his remarks he responded…

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    Homeland Security

    Michael Chertoff talked about his new book, Homeland Security: Assessing the First Five Years (University of Pennsylvania Press; September 1, 2009). He responded to telephone calls,…

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    U.S. Department of Defense v. the Associated Press

    In New York City the Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on U.S. Department of Defense v. the Associated Press. The Court must decide if the Pentagon has to release the identities of…

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    Reporters Lessons Learned

    The panel talked about the role of journalism in world and military affairs. They talked about strategies to become more effective in the journalist occupation. Advice included fair…

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    A Bright Shining Lie, Part 3

    Mr. Sheehan gave five 30-minute interviews about his book. The fourth interview was titled “The Press in Vietnam.” Neil Sheehan won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction for A Bright Shining…

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    Telecommunications and Public Safety

    Participants talked about technological advancements in public safety. Topics included federal funding and the implementation of new technologies. Participants also responded to questions…

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    Media Coverage of the War on Terrorism

    Participants discussed the media’s coverage of the war on terrorism with students from around the nation participating in Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. Topics…

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    Iraq Update: The Military and the Media

    Gen. Vincent Brooks, chief of public affairs for the Army, discussed the reporting coming out of Iraq, and the relationship between the military and the media. Gen. Brooks was the soldier who…

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    Media after Vietnam

    Panelists talked about how war reporting and press relations with the military have changed since the Vietnam War. They also took questions from the audience.

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    Press Coverage of World War II

    The panelists talked about the press coverage of World War II. They also discussed the upcoming dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Pictures of the memorial were shown. Mr.…

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    Media Reports on Reconstruction in Iraq

    Dr. Arnot moderated a forum titled "If They Don’t Report, You Can’t Decide: Untold Stories of Success from Operation Iraq Freedom". The speakers accused the media in general of focusing…

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    Embedded: The Media at War in Iraq

    Mr. Carlson talked via video link from Denver about the book he co-edited, Embedded: The Media at War in Iraq, published by Globe Pequot Press. The book contains the personal stories of…

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    Media Coverage of the War

    Mr. Wolff talked about the media coverage of the war with Iraq, including his experiences during the two weeks he spent at Central Command Headquarters in Doha, Qatar. He responded to…

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    Media Coverage of the War

    Mr. Ellis talked about the media coverage of the war with Iraq, including the work of embedded reporters, and the war coverage by MSNBC, FOX News, and CNN. He responded to audience…

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