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Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Paul Waldman of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania present the results of a major survey of public opinion about press coverage of major events like the 2000 presidential election and the September 11 attacks.
- Paul Waldman Speaker for the Annenberg School for Communication
- Kathleen Hall Jamieson Speaker from the Annenberg School for Communication
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