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2008 BARRY GOLDWATER LECTURE SERIES
“THE PRESS AND POLITICS IN THE 2008 CAMPAIGN”
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2 AT 7:30 PM
Wednesday, Apr. 2
Aaron Brown, former CNN news anchor and current Arizona State University professor, will be the featured speaker for the 2008 Goldwater Lecture Series. In his presentation, Brown shares his views on the candidates and the challenges facing both parties, as well as the impact of cable news and how the voting public has changed. Brown’s observations include how he and his media colleagues have consistently misjudged the potential performance of each of the candidates throughout the Presidential race. He also comments on current media trends in the coverage of controversial issues. The program was taped on Jan. 30, 2008.
The 2008 Goldwater Lecture Series is presented in association with the Arizona Historical Foundation and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
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Eight specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture — utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1.3 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station’s annual budget.
Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.