Producing the news is an ever-more-complicated undertaking. It goes beyond the 24/7 pressures of competition, deadlines and protecting news sources. Owners, editors, reporters and on-air personalities face constant criticism about their coverage. In this session, our authors will discuss the challenges and what a "free press" might look like in the future.
|This event has free advance tickets. Make reservations
|Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)
|Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
|Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Martin (Marty) Baron retired at the end of February 2021, after over eight years as executive editor of The Washington Post. News staffs under his leadership have won 18 Pulitzer Prizes. The Post won 11 Pulitzers for coverage during his tenure that included the assault on the Capitol on Jan....
Franklin Foer wrote “The Last Politician: Inside Joe Biden’s White House and the Struggle for America’s Future” which focuses on the more polite form of politics that the president practiced during his first two years in office, beginning with his 2021 inauguration and concluding with the midterm elections of 2022 when what the “red wave” pundits had predicted failed to materialize....
Brian Stelter is a prominent author and media analyst best known for his insightful commentary and critique of the modern media landscape. As the host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" and a senior media correspondent for the network, Stelter has made an indelible mark on the field of journalism....