Propaganda Primer

Propaganda Part I:
What Orwell Did and Didn't Know



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Propaganda Part II:
Deceiving Images: The Science of Manipulation


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Part III: Solutions:
The Future Political Landscape


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Each session will explore the past, present, and future of deceptive political speech, and assess what can be done to bring more realism and honesty into the conduct of America?s public affairs.



This event is co-sponsored by the Open Society Institute.






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Part III: Solutions: The Future Political Landscape



III. SOLUTIONS: THE FUTURE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

Moderator:

Ernest J. Wilson III, dean and Walter Annenberg Chair in Communication, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California:

Panelists:

Michael J. Copps, commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, broadcast journalist, former CNN bureau chief, and chief national correspondent, The Newshour with Jim Lehrer

Josh Marshall, publisher of Talking Points Memo, TPMmuckraker, TPM Election Central, and TPMCafe

Alessandra Stanley, television critic and former Moscow-bureau co-chief, The New York Times

Deceiving Images: The Science of Manipulation




II. DECEIVING IMAGES: THE SCIENCE OF MANIPULATION


Moderator:


Nicholas Lemann, dean and Henry R. Luce Professor, The Journalism School, Columbia University

Panelists:

George Lakoff, Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, UC Berkeley; senior fellow, Rockridge InstituteFrank Luntz, political pollster and consultant; author of Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear

Deborah Tannen, University Professor and professor of linguistics, Georgetown University; author of fourteen books on language, communication, and perception

Drew Westen, professor of psychology/psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Emory University; author of The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation

Propaganda Then and Now: What Orwell Did and Didn't Know







I. PROPAGANDA THEN AND NOW: WHAT ORWELL DID AND DIDN'T KNOW

Moderator:

Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; former dean, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Panelists:

Konstanty Gebert, Warsaw-based former Solidarity activist; columnist and international reporter, Gazeta Wyborcza

Masha Gessen, Moscow-based author and journalist; contributor to The New York Times, The New Republic, and US News and World Report

Jack Miles, senior fellow for religious affairs, Pacific Council on International Policy; distinguished professor of English and religious studies, UC Irvine

George Soros, chair of Soros Fund Management LLC; philanthropist and author