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Center for Constructive Alternatives
American Journalism, Yesterday & Today
January 25-28, 2015
The Internet sparked a revolution in the way news and information is shared and delivered. Further change is on the horizon. At the same time, much in the world of journalism remains the same. This third CCA of the 2014-2015 academic year will consider the history of American journalism, as well as recent changes, future trends, and permanent standards.
Sunday, January 25
“The Press and the Founders”
Journalist and Historian
“Investigative Journalism and the Obama Administration”
Former CBS Investigative Journalist
Author, Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington
Monday, January 26
“Does Media Bias Matter?”
George Mason University
Author, Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind
“Why Conservatives Dominate Talk Radio”
The Hugh Hewitt Show
Tuesday, January 27
Interview: American Journalism
Larry P. Arnn & Hugh Hewitt
Live video will begin at 4:00 PM EST.
“The Influence of Mencken on American Politics and Culture”
Author, The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class
Live video will begin at 8:00 pm EST.
Wednesday, January 28
Mark Nussbaum, Chair
Peter C. Blum
John J. Miller
Matthew A. Young
Live video will begin at 4:00 pm EST.