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SPICE: Politics, The Media, and The People

Thursday, April 8, 2021 26 Nisan 5781

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Register by Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Class sessions: Thursday, April 8, 15, 22, & 29, 10:30 am–Noon
 ($48 temple members/$60 non-members)

This course will provide an objective analysis of the interaction between politicians and the public through both the legacy and the new media in American politics. Topics will include: The Unique Nature of American Politics and Media—From Legacy to Social Media Making News-What is News?-The President, Congress, Political Candidates and the News Consuming News-Who Pays Attention to What?-Becoming a Sophisticated News Consumer Evaluating the News-Bias and Fake News Regulating the Media The Impact of the News Media and its Future Facilitator: Stephen Frantzich, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of political science at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His areas of specialization are American government and politics and civic education. Frantzich’s published works include 17 books, the majority of which deal with the impact of technology on politics. His recent works are: O.O.P.S. - Observing Our Political Stumbles: The Worst Candidate Gaf es and Recoveries in Presidial Campaigns.

Registration: Reservations may be made via email to sboxerbell@gmail.com or by phone to Sherri Bell, SPICE Chair at 410-833-2409. If you are a temple member, payment may be made by requesting to have your account billed. Other accepted methods of payment include credit card, cash paid in person at class or a check made out to HSOSC, with SPICE and the course name in the check memo, mailed to 1 Clifton Court, Pikesville, MD 21208.

Facilitator: Stephen Frantzich, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of political science at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His areas of specialization are American government and politics and civic education. Frantzich’s published works include 17 books, the majority of which deal with the impact of technology on politics. His recent works are: O.O.P.S. - Observing Our Political Stumbles: The Worst Candidate Gaf es and Recoveries in Presidial Campaigns.

Registration Policies:

  • All SPICE courses must be registered for and paid for in their entirety by the first session.
  • All SPICE courses for January-June 2021 will be presented on Zoom.
  • SPICE fees are per head, not per household, with a 50% off fee for second registrants within the same household.
  • A minimum of 15 enrollees per class is required. 

Thank you in advance for your ongoing support of our SPICE courses and programs.

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