994Oct 22, 2012
Evolution of Presidential Debates
Stephen Farnsworth, Robert Lichter, Rob Ritchie, and Carolyn Curiel talked about the evolution of presidential debates. They discussed the candidates' performances in the first two presidential ...
160Oct 7, 2010
Robert Lichter on Television Newscasts
Robert Lichter spoke with students about old and new media in American politics. He talked about his concerns over the way the news covers politics and campaign elections and changes in the way ...
133Jun 6, 2007
The Media and Values
A panel discussion was held on a survey of how American’s moral values are influenced by the media. Topics included the correlation between adults' exposure to television and their ...
108Sep 14, 2005
After Words with Andrea Mitchell
Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, discussed her career in journalism and her memoir Talking Back: ...to Presidents, Dictators, and Assorted Scoundrels, published by ...
23Oct 16, 1997
Violence and Local News
Panelists discussed news coverage of crime. They particularly examined the increasing news coverage of crime and violence while crime rates have remained constant or decreased. They also ...
12Dec 13, 1996
What Do People Want From the Media?
Participants briefed reporters on a recent survey of public opinions of the media. The poll was taken of 3,000 individuals in November. The survey indicates that people believe the media ...
139Jul 12, 1995
The committee examined ways to restrict the airing of violent television shows in the home. Members of Congress first talked about legislation they intend to introduce which would require ...
5Nov 28, 1986