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Media Unplugged - What is Really Happening


Liza Mundy, John Nichols and Kathryn Watterson, three top journalists discuss the media today and what they think the future of media will be like. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
Liza Mundy

Liza Mundy is a journalist and author of four books, most recently "Code Girls." She is a former staff writer for the Washington Post, where she specialized in long-form narrative writing, and her work won a number of awards....

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John Nichols

John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger, writes about politics for The Nation as its national-affairs correspondent. Nichols is a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times. He is the associate editor of the Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin....

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Kathryn Watterson

Kathryn "Kitsi" Watterson is the author of nine books -- three of which are New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Her books include "Women in Prison: Inside the Concrete Womb," -- which led to an ABC “Close Up” documentary, the founding of prisoner support organizations across the country, and an ongoing scholarly study -- "Not by the Sword," --a creative nonfiction which won a 1996 Christopher Award and inspired a play and opera-- and "You Must Be Dreaming" -- which exposes a world-famous psychiatrist who systemically drugged and sexually assaulted his patients....

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