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    Campaign Spending and Political Ads

    Panelists talked about campaign ad spending in the 2012 presidential election, the first since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. Erika Fowler…

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    Effectiveness of Political Fact Checking

    Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics included how misinformation affects attitudes despite correction work, ways that journalists…

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    Fact Checking the 2012 Presidential Candidates

    Journalists predicted some of the deceptive statements that President Obama and Mitt Romney might make in the first of their three debates. Some of the subjects they talked about were…

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    Fact-Checking Campaign Advertisements, Panel 1

    Journalists and political ad fact checkers analyzed candidates' false or misleading speeches and political ads thus far in the 2012 election campaign. Panelists said both political parties…

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    Fact-Checking Campaign Advertisements, Panel 2

    Journalists from local television markets talked about their fact-checking methods and campaign advertising in local markets. Among the issues they addressed were fact-checking techniques…

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    Local Campaign Advertisements

    Journalists and legal experts talked about the standards in determining veracity in political advertisements.

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    Midterm Election Campaign Spending, Democratic Panel

    Political directors and consultants talked about campaign spending and political advertising during the 2010 midterm elections. They also focused on campaign fund raising, the Citizens…

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    Midterm Election Campaign Spending, Republican Panel

    Political directors and consultants talked about campaign spending and political advertising during the 2010 midterm elections. They also focused on campaign fund raising, the Citizens…

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    Hart Republican Focus Group Meeting

    Peter Hart conducted a focus group among Virginia Republican primary voters on behalf of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. This was the second of…

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    Post-Election Focus Group with Ohio Voters

    Pollster Peter Hart will conducted a post-election focus group with Ohio voters. Among the topics they addressed were their participation in the election, candidates' strengths and…

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    Oklahoma Senate Debate

    Representative Brad Carson and former Representative Tom Coburn, candidates for the seat of retiring Senator Nickles, will meet in their last scheduled debate at Oklahoma State University.…

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    Election Focus Group Meeting

    Pollster Peter Hart conducted a focus group with a group of 12 voters from the Kansas City, Missouri area, discussing the 2004 presidential campaign and previewing what these voters want to…

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    Political Debate

    Mr. Nader and former Governor Dean debated the role of third parties in American politics and their impact on elections. Ms. Adler moderated the discussion. Among the other topics addressed…

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    Voter Focus Group

    A voter focus group discussed the 2004 presidential election. Mr. Hart moderated the session. Twelve local residents from the greater Toledo and Detroit areas were chosen to participate in the focus…

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    Media Coverage of Suicide

    Participants released recommendations for media coverage of suicide. With years of scholarly research documenting the contagion effect of media coverage of suicide, experts in behavioral…

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    The Future of Children's Media

    Panelists from the television industry and academia discussed current issues dealing with Children’s media. They spoke about the future of the social, economic, and regulatory issues…

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    Children and the Media

    Ms. Tristani talked about the large amount of time spent watching television by U.S. children and criticized the negative influence of media outlets. She asserted that the First Amendment…

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    Children and Media News Conference

    Experts spoke about the deleterious effects of the media on American children. They presented data related to the fears of parents of such media as television, video games, and the…

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    Affirmative Action: Remedy or Discrimination?

    Mr. Hentoff and Professor Edley debated the practice of affirmative action. After opening remarks they answered questions by a panel and the audience. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Effects of the Internet on Children

    Psychologists discussed the role of the Internet in child development and family cohesion. Among the topics discussed were the similarities between television and Internet use, the…

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