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February 2019

Visual Media and Storytelling on Criminal Justice Reform

Visual Media and Storytelling on Criminal Justice Reform

Thursday, February 7, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Please join us on for a highly visual panel discussion on the use of visual journalism for purpose and impact. The theme is visual media and storytelling for the social good, specifically in criminal justice reform and advocacy journalism on the issue- what can visual media do, and what do we want it to do, in framing human rights issues and advocating for awareness and change? Carroll Bogert - moderator, founder of the award winning media operations of Human Rights Watch, President at The…

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Speaker Series: Justin Tinsley

Speaker Series: Justin Tinsley

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Justin Tinsley is a culture and sports writer for The Undefeated, a sports and pop culture website owned and operated by ESPN. He received a BA in Public Relations/Image Management from Hampton University, and a Masters in Strategic Marketing & Communications Grade from Georgetown University.

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Rumors, Truths, and Reality: Political Misinformation in the Modern Day

Rumors, Truths, and Reality: Political Misinformation in the Modern Day

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
11:30 am
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Adam Berinsky is the Mitsui Professor of Political Science at MIT and serves as the director of the MIT Political Experiments Research Lab (PERL). He is also a Faculty Affiliate at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS). Berinsky received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2000. He is the author of "In Time of War: Understanding American Public Opinion from World War II to…

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Speaker Series: Rachana Pradhan

Speaker Series: Rachana Pradhan

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Rachana Pradhan is a health care reporter for POLITICO Pro. Before coming to POLITICO, she spent more than three years at Inside Health Policy focusing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Prior to that, Pradhan worked at The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va., and spent most of her time covering city government (with the occasional foray into stories on urban chicken-keeping and the closure of neighborhood pools). Pradhan is a rare local of the Washington, D.C., area and graduated…

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Speaker Series: James Bennet

Speaker Series: James Bennet

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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James Bennet, the editorial page editor of The New York Times, is in charge of the Opinion department. He oversees the editorial board and the Letters and Op-Ed sections. Mr. Bennet became editorial page editor in May 2016. Before this role, Mr. Bennet was the president and editor in chief of The Atlantic. Under Mr. Bennet, who was named editor in 2006, The Atlantic substantially increased its editorial reach and impact while returning to profitability for the first time in…

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March 2019

Speaker Series: Jane Coaston

Speaker Series: Jane Coaston

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Jane Coaston is Senior Politics Reporter at Vox with a focus on conservatism and the American Right. In addition, she has written for publications like the New York Times, the Washington Post, ESPN, and The Ringer. She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended the University of Michigan before moving to St. Louis to work for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In 2016 she joined the team at MTV News, where she covered the 2016 election by examining the Republican Party…

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2019 Goldsmith Awards

2019 Goldsmith Awards

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
JFK Jr. Forum, Littauer Building
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Investigative journalism takes time. It takes an undivided attention to finding the truth. It takes courage, and tenacity, and a commitment to doing whatever is required to bring a story to light. Investigative journalists shine a light into the dark corners of our world, so that change can happen in the light. The Goldsmith Prize celebrates exceptional reporting that has a real impact on U.S. public policy, from a wide range of news outlets across the country. It recognizes investigative journalism…

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Speaker Series: Katherine Mangu-Ward

Speaker Series: Katherine Mangu-Ward

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Katherine Mangu-Ward is editor in chief of Reason, the magazine of "free minds and free markets." A few of her more memorable cover stories include a defense of plastic bags, an argument for why you almost certainly shouldn’t vote, and a welcome to our new robot overlords. She started as Reason intern in 2000, and has worked at The Weekly Standard and The New York Times. Her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los…

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Speaker Series on Misinformation: Leticia Bode

Speaker Series on Misinformation: Leticia Bode

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11:30 am
- 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
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Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Dr. Bode is an associate professor in the Communication, Culture, and Technology master’s program at Georgetown University. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and her bachelor’s degree from Trinity University. Her work lies at the intersection of communication, technology, and political behavior, emphasizing the role communication and information technologies may play in the acquisition and use of political information. This…

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April 2019

Garrett Graff

Speaker Series: Garrett Graff

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein Bldg., Room 414AB
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Garrett M. Graff is a journalist and author of several books including The Threat Matrix: The FBI At War, which traces the history of the FBI’s counterterrorism efforts. He has spent more than a dozen years covering politics, technology, and national security. Today, he serves as the director of the Aspen Institute’s cybersecurity and technology program, and is a contributor to WIRED, Longreads, and CNN. He’s written for publications from Esquire to the New York Times, and served as the editor of Washingtonian and POLITICO Magazine, which he helped lead…

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Speaker Series on Misinformation: Deen Freelon

Speaker Series on Misinformation: Deen Freelon

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
11:30 am
- 1:00 pm
David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein Bldg., Room 414AB
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Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Deen Freelon is an associate professor in the School of Media and Journalism. His research covers two major areas of scholarship: 1) political expression through digital media and 2) data science and computational methods for analyzing large digital datasets. He has authored or co-authored more than 30 journal articles, book chapters and public reports, in addition to co-editing one scholarly book. He has served as principal investigator on…

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Speaker Series on Misinformation: Miriam Metzger

Speaker Series on Misinformation: Miriam Metzger

Thursday, April 25, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm
Nye Room A, 5th Floor, Taubman Building
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Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Miriam J. Metzger is a professor in the Department of Communication at UC Santa Barbara. Her research lies at the intersection of media, information technology, and trust, centering on how information and communication technologies alter our understanding of credibility and force us to confront new challenges in protecting our privacy. She has published work that examines theoretical and regulatory changes brought about by emerging information and communication technologies.…

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