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Politics, Science, and the Media: A Lecture by Linda Billings, Ph.D.

The School of Media and Public Affairs

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EST)

Washington, DC

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The George Washington University
 School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) presents

 "Politics, Science and the Media: Advancing the public interest
or special interests?"

A lecture by Linda Billings, Ph.D.

SMPA Fellow and Director of Science Communication, 
National Institute of Aerospace's Center for Integrated STEM Education

 

Linda Billings

Dr. Billings' lecture will discuss the politics of the U.S. space program and the key issues that form the basis of how we understand space exploration. She will also address the role of largely unknown but powerful organizations like American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Sciences and the media's tendency to rely on their expertise.

Q and A will follow.



Tuesday, February 5

5:30 p.m.

Marvin Center Room 311

George Washington University

800 21st Street NW, Washington DC
Free and open to the public



Doors will open at 5:15 p.m.  Guests will be seated on a first-to-arrive basis.


This event is held in conjunction with the Elliott School of International Affairs'  Space Policy Institute and its director, Professor Scott Page

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Marvin Center Room 311
800 21st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20052

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EST)


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The School of Media and Public Affairs

The School of Media and Public Affairs is an established thought leader for teaching and research in the areas of political communication, journalism, global communication and documentary filmmaking. We have pioneered two of those fields, offering Journalism classes since 1938 and establishing the world’s first Political Communication major in 1982.  Our classes are taught by full-time professors and successful adjunct professionals with recognized reputations in their field and a dedication to publishing with and mentoring our student body.

The only communication school in the center of the world’s politics and media capital, the School of Media and Public Affairs brings Washington D.C. into our classrooms and our students out into the city. 

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