Perilous Reporting: The Growing Threat to Journalists in the Field

Date & Time Mar 05 2020 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location McCormick Hall
Room 101
Speaker(s) see below
Audience Open to the Public

More than 250 journalists are imprisoned worldwide, and in recent years scores of journalists have been injured or killed in high-profile assaults in the U.S. and abroad. The Program in Journalism invites you to join distinguished journalists and scholars as they explore the roots of, and potential responses to, violence aimed at reporters and writers.

The panelists:

— Gary J. Bass, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

— Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and University Center for Human Values

— Suzy Hansen, visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism, author, and contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine

— Carol Giacomo, visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism and member of The New York Times’ editorial board

Discussion moderated by Joe Stephens Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence and director of the Program in Journalism.

A reception will follow the discussion.