Price speaks at USC Law School Symposium on the 2004 Election

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Professor Vincent Price was an invited speaker at a University of Southern California Law School symposium on “The 2004 Election: What does it mean for Campaigns and Governance.” The October 8 symposium, co-sponsored by the USC/Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics and the USC Initiative and Referendum Institute, focused on a variety of issues including campaign financing; the initiative and referendum process; polarized voters and politics; political communication; the media; and the internet.

Invited speakers included leading academic researchers from around the country, political consultants, representatives of the Federal Election Commission, media editors, and politicians, including Senator Bob Graham (D-FL). Professor Price spoke about the rise of cable news, politically charged entertainment media, the “blogosphere,” and political learning in the new electoral communication environment.