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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
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
  • Public Books
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy
  • 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.

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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