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Propaganda Then and Now

Propaganda Then and Now

This panel, which took place at the New York Public Library, features three journalists and scholars - Konstanty Gebert, Masha Gessen and Jack Miles - who are joined by philanthropist George Soros, and moderator Orville Schell. These panelists delve into the dark history of propaganda, bringing us up to date in the art of manipulation. MODERATOR: Orville Schell PANELISTS: Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; former dean, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Konstanty Gebert, Warsaw-based former Solidarity activist; columnist and international reporter, Gazeta Wyborcza Masha Gessen, Moscow-based author and journalist; contributor to The New York Times, The New Republic, and US News and World Report Jack Miles, senior fellow for religious affairs, Pacific Council on International Policy; distinguished professor of English and religious studies, UC Irvine George Soros, chair of Soros Fund Management LLC; philanthropist and author

Propaganda Then and Now

This panel, which took place at the New York Public Library, features three journalists and scholars - Konstanty Gebert, Masha Gessen and Jack Miles - who are joined by philanthropist George Soros, and moderator Orville Schell. These panelists delve into the dark history of propaganda, bringing us up to date in the art of manipulation. MODERATOR: Orville Schell PANELISTS: Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society; former dean, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Konstanty Gebert, Warsaw-based former Solidarity activist; columnist and international reporter, Gazeta Wyborcza Masha Gessen, Moscow-based author and journalist; contributor to The New York Times, The New Republic, and US News and World Report Jack Miles, senior fellow for religious affairs, Pacific Council on International Policy; distinguished professor of English and religious studies, UC Irvine George Soros, chair of Soros Fund Management LLC; philanthropist and author
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