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Media ethics in an age of distrust

During this Iowa Public Radio River to River segment, host Ben Kieffer talks with professor Michael Bugeja, who teaches media ethics in the Greenlee School, about how journalists should respond in an era of open hostility toward the media and how he makes the case to the next generation to pursue journalism as a career.

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Iowa elects first women to U.S. House

Kelly Winfrey, assistant professor and interim director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women in Politics, was quoted in The Gazette story about the first Iowa women elected to the U.S. House.

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Politicians can’t buy elections with extra TV ads

Political candidates who spent more money on television ads during the 2016 Iowa caucuses generally received more support on election day, a new study led by Associate Professor Jay Newell shows. However, this doesn’t mean a candidate can buy an election.

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Power of TV political ads limited, Iowa State report says

The Gazette, Cedar Rapids: Political campaign ads can appear to be effective, but they cannot buy an election, a new Iowa State University study suggests. The study, led by Associate Professor Jay Newell, examined campaign ads leading up to the 2016 Iowa caucuses.