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  1. Essay

    ‘Surge,’ Meet ‘Escalation’

    December 13, 2007 09:00 AM

    Nothing has the capacity to frame political debate more successfully than a good turn of phrase, characterization, or metaphor; nor can anything do more to pervert democratic discourse than inaccurate, imprecise, or misleading language. George Orwell understood the game... Continue reading

  2. Bio

    Geoffrey Cowan

    Geoffrey Cowan is the former director of the Voice of America, the former dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication, and a university professor at the University of Southern California, where he holds the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership.

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