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August 28 posted American Media & Iraq in War Reporting/Resources
August 27  added several items to the ARTICLES website
August 27 Read “The Age of Murdoch” from the Sept. issue of The Atlantic magazine
August 25 added page on Symbolism to the “To Kill A Mockingbird” teacher guide
August 20 unveiled new homepage redesign
August 15 Berkeley Media studies group releases: “Reporting on Violence: New Ideas for Television, Print and the Web.”  Download report here
August 14  added Kobe Bryant endorsement story to Celebrity Ads page; added additional images as well; smoking lesson plan updated throughout
August 14  Making the Grades, and Films Too (New York Times article reviewing how some schools are integrating film studies into the curriculum)
August 9  The New Internationalist magazine: Sounds of Dissent: The Politics of Music
August 8  posted NMEC handouts webpage
August 5  Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy has released a new study by Michael Tomasky that systematically reviews the country’s 4 leading conservative and liberal editorial pages.  Tomasky finds that conservative editorial pages are far less willing to criticize a Republican administration than liberal pages are willing to take issue with a Democratic administration.
August 3   If You Pitch It, They Will Eat It New York Times story

Aug.2 issue of TV Guide reviews history of sex & violence on TVas well as current state of standards & practices
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