Government & Media: Perception & Reality

STARFree All Day Seminar!!!
Government & Media:
Perception & Reality
December 8, 1999
Bethesda, MD
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Introductory Remarks


Media Advisory

StarWho's Invited
  • Communicators from federal, state, local, and tribal government, including members of the Federal Communicators Network
  • Fellows in the Senior Fellows Program of the Council for Excellence in Government
  • Other government employees who care about communicating good government
  • Professors and students from schools of journalism and public administration

We've got speakers, panels, and lunch time discussion groups. We'll keep you thinking, listening, learning, asking questions, and networking from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your lunch or buy it in the Natcher Center cafeteria.

Lunchtime Discussion Groups

Directions and Hotels
The Seminar will be at the Natcher Center on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, MD. Take metro. The stop is Medical Center on the Red Line. Free parking for handicapped persons is available in the visitor parking lot.

Planning Team
The Federal Communicators Network and the Senior Fellows Program of the Council for Excellence in Government are sponsoring this first-of-a-kind event. Have we mentioned it's free?

  • Learn how government communicators can better present to the media government's goals, activities, and accomplishments
  • Get specific tools and approaches to get your agency's messages across more effectively
  • Gain an appreciation for journalists' perspectives on government
  • Learn how to build effective working relationships with media

Confirmed Speakers
You'll hear from well-known journalists, academics, and media representatives (most of whom have also been government spokespersons), along with public servants whose job it is to let the public know what government is doing and achieving.

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More Information
E-mail Pat Gould or call (301) 948-4741 (evenings and weekend).
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