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CLIP: President-Elect Trump's Twitter Use
Issie Lapowsky talked about President-elect Donald Trump's use of Twitter to criticize businesses, including several tweets he recently published after Ford Motor Company announced it would not build a new plant in Mexico. She also discussed the strategy behind his tweets and the impact and role it will play during his presidency.
January 9, 2017 : 8 min. 58 sec.

Role of Media and Fake News
White House Communications Director Jen Psaki and Washington Post editor and columnist Ruth Marcus talk about the role of news and social media and the rise of fake new stories.
December 8, 2016 : 4 min. 16 sec.

Clinton Watts on Fake News
Clint Watts talked about reports that a Russian propaganda effort is to blame for the prevalence of “fake” news during the 2016 election cycle. He cites examples of how particular groups can be targeted by creators of fake news.
December 6, 2016 : 8 min. 45 sec.

CLIP: "Fake News" Sites and Effects on Democracy
New York Magazine's Max Read discusses his piece examining the rise of “fake news” and whether the internet is a reliable tool for furthering democracy.
November 30, 2016 : 4 min. 43 sec.

CLIP: History of Political Advertising
Patrick Meirick talked about the history of political advertising as well as its role and significance in the 2016 campaign. Advertisements from the current and past campaigns were included.
November 1, 2016 : 7 min. 31 sec.

Presidential Campaign Ads
Two presidential campaign ads were shown. The Clinton campaign ad, “Barbershop,” released October 24, 2016, featured barbershop patrons explaining why they were supporting Hillary Clinton. The Trump campaign ad, “Laura,” released October 18, 2016, featured Laura Wilkerson, whose son, Joshua, was killed by an illegal immigrant in 2010.
October 24, 2016 : 1 min. 5 sec.

Presidential Campaign Ads
Three presidential campaign ads were shown. The Clinton campaign ad, “Captain Khan,” released October 21, 2016, featured Khizr Khan, father of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan who was killed in Iraq in 2004. The Trump campaign ad “Predators,” released October 18, 2016, 2016, featured a compilation of soundbites from Hillary Clinton regarding segments of America’s youth. The Trump campaign ad “Donald Trump’s America is Safe and Secure” was released August 24, 2016.
October 21, 2016 : 1 min. 53 sec.

Satire vs Fake News
Cole Bolton and Chad Nackers talked about their satirical publication, The Onion, and the intent of political satire versus misinformation.
September 25, 2016 : 1 min. 35 sec.

CLIP: Campaign 2016 Fundraising and Spending
Dave Levinthal talked about congressional and presidential fundraising numbers and spending for the 2016 campaign season, including the role of Super PACs. Clips from advertisements supporting each candidate were included.
September 19, 2016 : 8 min. 46 sec.

Presidential Campaigns and Media Access
Jim Rutenberg talked about media access to 2016 presidential candidates, saying both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were keeping the media at arm’s length by not allowing the press to travel with them on board the same aircraft during their campaigns.
August 30, 2016 : 8 min. 5 sec.
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