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    Panel Discussion on Freedom of the Press

    Panelists talked about freedom of the press. Panelists included author and New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, author and National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason, and author and…

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    Jeff Mason on President Trump and the Media

    Jeff Mason talked about the media environment under the new Trump administration.

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    Journalism and National Security, Part 1

    Panelists examined the legacy of the 1971 publication of the Pentagon Papers, and how it changed the media’s relations with the government on issues of national security. Panelists also…

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    Campaign 2016 and Freedom of the Press

    Reporters covering the U.S. Supreme Court and White House were joined by media legal experts in a panel discussion on the potential implications on the First Amendment and media law of rhetoric by the two…

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    First Anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo Attack

    Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson talked about the role of political cartoonists and the state of freedom of speech one year after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's Paris…

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    Panel Discussion on Free Speech

    Stephen Bates, Leslie Griffin, Hal Berghel, and Gene Policinski participated in a panel discussion on freedom of speech.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “What does freedom of expression mean today?” Susan Ferrechio also spoke by phone about a vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline set…

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    Whistleblowers, Leaks, and the Media

    The editors and a contributor to the book Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security talked about the legal and policy issues surrounding the media’s coverage of national…

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    Government and the Free Press

    News executives from the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Reuters talked about government restrictions on the press, the future of whistleblowers, and accusations of media bias in covering the…

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    50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan

    Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan, in which they tell the…

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    The Press, the Government, and National Security

    After welcoming remarks by John Darnton, New York Times reporter James Risen talked about the issue of the relationship between the press, the government, and national security. He talked about his case, in which…

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    Press Freedom Versus National Security

    News editors talked about achieving a balance between press freedom and the public’s right to know versus and national security. Some of the specific topics they discussed were National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Edward Snowden Revelations Panel

    The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed. They all appeared via Skype from foreign countries for fear of prosecution. They also…

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    Media Shield Laws

    Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from prosecution for protecting their sources. He was…

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    Q&A with Medea Benjamin

    This week on Q & A, our guest is author and co-founder of CODEPINK, Medea Benjamin. She discusses her new book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, and explains why she believes the…

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    Media Shield Bill

    A bipartisan group of Senators introduced media shield legislation that would codify the Justice Department’s recently announced media guidelines into law. Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY)…

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    Protection of Newsgathering Practices

    Gary Pruitt outlined ways to protect news agencies from government interference in the wake of the Department of Justice’s seizure of Associated Press phone records. He said the department had violated…

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    Journalist Shield Law

    Kurt Wimmer, counsel for the Newspaper Association of America, talked about the the Free Flow of Information Act of 2013, being sponsored by bipartisan members of Congress, and he responded…

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    In Depth with Mark Steyn

    Author and columnist Mark Steyn talked about topics such as American culture, free speech, terrorism, the economy, and the worldwide demographic shift to Muslims. He responded to telephone calls and…

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    Online Accuracy and the First Amendment

    John Seigenthaler talked about his experience when he was falsely accused online of being a suspect in the assassinations of President John Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy. John…

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