James Tracy, JFK, MASS MEDIA, AND THE ORIGINS OF “CONSPIRACY THEORY”

NOVEMBER 22, 2018 MHB Prefatory Note on Censorship in Academe This study was written in 2013-14 as part of my academic research as Associate Professor of Media Studies at Florida Atlantic University. I have had numerous papers addressing news coverage of historical events published in academic journals over the past two decades. However, this was the first attempt to offer a scholarly treatment of a research object related to a conspiracy–how the news media “framed” New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison’s JFK assassination inquiry. When I presented the paper at the…

The 6th Annual JFK Dallas Conference (15-18 November 2018)

THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE SITE: DOUBLETREE-by-HILTON Market Center, Dallas TX Date: Nov. [15],16-17-18   SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE Theme: “THE BIG PICTURE: WHY JFK, RFK & MLK HAD TO DIE” – more than 40 SPEAKERS THURS – SUNDAY! Thursday, Nov. 15: Many of you are arriving too late to join other activities beginning Thurs. AM, so we have arranged to expand the conference to include Thurs. PM. 1:00: CONFERENCE ROOM: Greetings to Friends, Helpers & Early Arrivals 1:05 – 2:00: [Stockholm, by Skype] Ole Dammegard: “Parallels between the murders of JFK and Sweden’s Prime Minister Olof Palme” [by Skype, from Spain] 2:05…