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Conference to Focus on Role of Money in Politics


Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold and chief NBC News White House correspondent Chuck Todd will headline a daylong conference sponsored by the Fordham Center for Ethics Education.

Money, Media, and the Battle for Democracy’s Soul
Tuesday, April, 24
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
McNally Amphitheatre | Lincoln Center Campus

Current national debates have focused on the growing political influence of money and mass media in the electoral arena. With the backdrop of the 2012 elections, this conference will address important points of public dialogue, including:

    • The influences of money on elections and political agendas
    • The media’s role in the increasing polarization of the voting public
    • Transparency, accountability, and accuracy of traditional and “new” mass news media technologies, such as blogging

The conference is free and open to the public.
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