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From the release:

    The George Washington University’s Semester in Washington Program and Graduate School of Political Management will present a panel discussion on the evolving role of media in political campaigns. The panel will feature leading experts from politics, the media, and academia to discuss how the shifting media landscape impacts campaign organization, management, and coverage.

    WHEN: Friday, March 2, 2007, 9:30 – 11 a.m.

    WHERE: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 188

    Union Station Metro (Red Line)

    COSTL The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by e-mailing gspminfo@gwu.edu or calling (202) 994-6000. Members of the media are welcome to attend the panel.

    BACKGROUND:

    With the campaign 2008 cycle under way, the panel will discuss whether any candidate or campaign can truly control their message in today’s new media age. The panelists are:

    Chris Cillizza, politics writer, washingtonpost.com

    Carol Darr, director, GW’s Institute for Politics, Democracy, & The Internet

    Chuck DeFeo, general manager, Townhall.com

    Mo Elleithee, senior spokesperson, Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee

    Jonah Seiger (moderator), managing partner, Connections Media