Moyers and Company: Decoding the Campaigns

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February 17, 2012

The future of American elections

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We’re saturated with deceptive political advertising — aided and abetted now with spending by citizens, corporations and super PACs that seems to know no bounds. Add to that relatively cheap “buys” on the media landscape including television, the web, print media and social networks, and there’s no place for the electorate to escape.

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Chris Hedges and David Zucchino On War Reporting

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with Chris Hedges
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Feb. 15, 2012

on Feb 15, 2012

War correspondents Chris Hedges and David Zucchino, a 1973 graduate of the UNC journalism school, had a discussion with UNC J-school students on Feb. 13, 2012, in Carroll Hall.

Hedges spoke later that evening as part of the PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Vision Series.

Hedges, a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who has reported for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio and The New York Times is the best-selling author of “War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning,” which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.

Zucchino is a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and has reported from Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq, among other locations. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for a series titled “Being Black in South Africa” and is a four-time Pulitzer finalist, most recently for his reporting from Iraq in 2003.

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