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Pi Sigma Alpha to host panel discussion April 18 on media and politics

ISSUED: 12 April 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, is sponsoring a panel discussion on media and politics, titled “Reporting, Framing, and Tweeting: the Media’s Evolving Relationship with Politics,” on Monday, April 18, from 6-8 p.m. at the Erma Ora Byrd auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Brian Lamb, CEO of C-SPAN, will be a panelist. Lamb has led the public affairs channel since its launch 32 years ago. Other panelists include Dr. Matthew Kushin, assistant professor of mass communications at Shepherd, Julian Mulvey, a member of the Democratic media consulting firm Devine Mulvey Longabaugh, and Dr. Alison Dagnes, a political science professor from Shippensburg University.

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