Topic: Paula Poindexter

Millennials and News Summit: The Real Challenge to the Future of Journalism and Journalism Education

Nov. 5, 2010

Event: Millennials-the generation born between the early '80s and '90s-are digital natives who are constantly connected and ready to consume information day and night.

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Are African Americans having voters' remorse, and what will that mean on election day?

Oct. 26, 2010
Don't believe everything the polls say

What African Americans do in the 2010 mid-term elections will likely determine what happens during the remaining two years of President Barack Obama's first term. And whether African Americans show up at mid-term may depend on what he has done for them.

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Why young voters' participation matters at mid-term

Oct. 19, 2010
Don't believe everything the polls say

Despite the fact that the 2010 mid-term elections are not on young voters' minds, there are at least three reasons they should make it a priority: respect, self-interest and civic responsibility.

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With 24/7 news, are voters more informed?

Oct. 12, 2010
Don't believe everything the polls say

Despite the fact that some of what passes for news is actually opinion, a dizzying amount of news is available to access all day, any time and from anywhere. So why aren't we more informed?

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University of Texas at Austin Experts Weigh in on Mid-term Elections

Oct. 6, 2010

As the Tea Party movement tries to gain clout, Democrats struggle to hold onto power and Texans focus on a gubernatorial race, faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are offering analysis of next month's historic mid-term elections.

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