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Professional Journalism, Polarization, Post-Truth, and Post-Trump

Politics of the Present

dateNovember 9, 2017 timeThursday, 5:00pm–7:00pm EST location Barnard Hall, James Room (Room 418), Barnard College
Cosponsors
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
  • Public Books
Organizer
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated


MICHAEL SCHUDSON will present a brief history of the development of journalism as a profession and the role of professional news-gathering in preventing America from entering a post-truth age.

LEONARD DOWNIE and BILL KELLER, the former executive editors of the Washington Post and the New York Times, will provide commentary and perspective.

Featuring:
Michael Schudson, Professor of Journalism, Columbia University.
Leonard Downie, Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism, Arizona State University; Former Executive Editor, Washington Post
Bill Keller, Editor-in-Chief, The Marshall Project; Former Executive Editor, New York Times.

Moderated by Thomas DiPrete, Giddings Professor of Sociology.

Free and open to the public. RVSP encouraged but not required.
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