Tuesday, November 13, 2018 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Democracy relies upon objective and accurate news coverage, rigorous investigative reporting, and thoroughly informed analysis. But recent attacks on the media, from real incidents of fraudulent claims to constant accusations of "fake news," have increased the sense of urgency to protect the role of the free press. Anthony Brooks, a veteran reporter, producer, and radio host, will bring his years of experience and insights to a conversation on the state of the press today and the stakes for all of us as consumers of the news. Clark University professor Esther Jones (English; Dean of the Faculty) will facilitate this timely and important discussion, just one week after the 2018 midterm elections.