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Deceiving Images

Deceiving Images

This special panel features experts in the field of communication in a discussion about the escalating use of manipulative techniques in American political life. MODERATOR: Nicholas Lemann, dean and Henry R. Luce Professor, The Journalism School, Columbia University PANELISTS: George Lakoff, Co-Founder and Senior Fellow, Rockridge Institute and the Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, UC Berkeley Frank Luntz, political pollster and consultant; author of "Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear" Drew Westen, professor of psychology/psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Emory University; author of The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation

Deceiving Images

This special panel features experts in the field of communication in a discussion about the escalating use of manipulative techniques in American political life. MODERATOR: Nicholas Lemann, dean and Henry R. Luce Professor, The Journalism School, Columbia University PANELISTS: George Lakoff, Co-Founder and Senior Fellow, Rockridge Institute and the Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, UC Berkeley Frank Luntz, political pollster and consultant; author of "Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear" Drew Westen, professor of psychology/psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Emory University; author of The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation
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There You Go Again: Orwell Comes to America

In this presentation, experts in the field of communication, politics and media discuss the ways in which George Orwell's writings on propaganda and language remain hauntingly relevant in today's political climate.
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