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Conference content


Panel Wide
The Media Biases panel consisted of Former State Senater Joan Bray, Former Ex. Dir. of the MO Republican Party John Hancock, Former Post-Dispatch Jefferson City correspondent Terry Ganey and television correspondent Charles Jaco.

Panel Bray and Hancock
Joan Bray and John Hancock speaking on their experiences with media biases.

Panel Bray Hancock and Ganey
John Hancock’s sense of humor keeps things lively

Charles Jaco Speaking
Charles Jaco makes a point on media biases: “Local news is a victim of the pursuit of profit.” Also on panel are John Hancock (far left) and Terry Ganey.

Scahill Closeup
National Security Correspondent Jeremy Scahill discusses the role of media in the global clandestine war on terror.

Dr. Stroud explains
“Dr. Natalie Stroud explains the concept of selective exposure in her research on media biases.”

Audience Wide
“An audience of politicians, media, academics, students and the general public took part in the conference.”

Brian and Tweet Wall
“Dr. Brian Fogarty moderating Q & A with Dr. Natalie Stroud in front of the conference twitter feed.”

Kimball Asking
Dr. David Kimball poses a question to the media biases panel

Scahill Speaking
National Security Correspondent Jeremy Scahill describing his experiences reporting on clandestine activities in Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and many more places.

Featured Speakers

Jeremy Scahill
National Security Correspondent for The Nation magazine and Author of Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield (2013)

John Hancock

Former executive director of the Missouri republican party and co-host of Hancock and Kelley on KLMX Radio

Lance Bennett

Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor of Communication and Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington