292Jan 11, 2011
Marvin Kalb on Politics and the Media
Former CBS News correspondent Marvin Kalb spoke to students about the differences in the current media environment versus those at other points in American history. Mr. Kalb also talked ...
54Sep 6, 2008
Media Coverage of Political Conventions
Members of opposing media watchdog groups talked about press coverage of the Republican and Democratic conventions. Mr. Kincaid’s Accuracy in Media is a conservative media watchdog ...
170Mar 26, 2008
Book Discussion on The Much Too Promised Land
Aaron David Miller, author of The Much Too Promised Land: America’s Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace, talks about the history of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the ...
98Feb 21, 2008
Xenia Dormandy talked about the political situation in Pakistan. She observed the February 18, 2008 parliamentary elections there. After her speech she responded to audience members' ...
54Sep 20, 2007
Relationship Between Military and Press
Reporters who covered the military, former military officers, and others talked about the relationship between the military and the media. Topics included General David Petraeus' recent Iraq ...
65Sep 20, 2007
Reporting on the Iraq War
Journalists spoke about reporting on military and political affairs in Iraq, depictions of U.S. Iraq policy in the media, criticism and public skepticism of accuracy in media accounts of the war, ...
804Aug 7, 2007
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talked about methods of improving presidential debates so that they offer thoughtful focus on the issues. He was introduced by Marvin Kalb, who had ...
32Dec 1, 2006
State of Journalism
Marvin Kalb talked about the state of journalism and changes in the profession over the past several decades. Among the topics he addressed were the role journalists working in different media, ...
43Oct 25, 2006
Moderated by Marvin Kalb, the panelists debated all sides of the topic, “Whose Work Is It, Anyway? The Google Print Project and the Future of the Written Word.” They talked ...
2,611Sep 18, 2006
Reading of the U.S. Constitution
In celebration of Constitution Day, dignitaries and faculty and students of Georgetown University participate in a dramatic reading of the U.S. Constitution, which was signed on September 17, 1787. ...
42Aug 21, 2006
Media Coverage of the Middle East Conflict
Panelists talked about media coverage of conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon by various news media organizations, as well as the role of the media in the formulation of foreign ...
196Aug 17, 2006
After Words with Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton
Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton, co-chairs of The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission), were interviewed about their book Without ...
62Apr 27, 2006
The Fourth Estate
The Close Up Foundation discussed the media’s role as the fourth branch of government as part of the American Bar Association’s National Law Day events. The panelists answered ...