Topic: journalism

Secondo ’16 GS: The quiet defenders of democratic values

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Secondo ’16 GS: The quiet defenders of democratic values

November 12, 2019 0 comments

Around the anniversary of the extrajudicial murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger ’03 delivered a stirring speech on campus about the mounting threat to journalism at home and abroad.

A.G. Sulzberger ’03 became publisher of the Times on Jan. 1, 2018. He is the sixth person in his family to hold the position.

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Times publisher Sulzberger ’03 returns to University

September 24, 2019 0 comments

A.G. Sulzberger ’03, publisher of the New York Times, returned to the University Monday evening to share his belief in the steadfast power of journalism in a world where reporters face unprecedented risk and newspapers face failing business models.

Isaac Dovere, a staff writer for The Atlantic, will lead a non-credit Watson seminar this fall titled “Political Journalism in 2019.”

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Seminar to examine role of media in politics

September 12, 2019 0 comments

As a staff writer for The Atlantic reporting on the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Edward-Isaac Dovere is no stranger to political journalism and its constant demands.

New Yorker Staff Writer Sarah Stillman described working with her students at Columbia Journalism School to document stories of those deported to dangerous circumstances.

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New Yorker writer talks relationship between journalism, black holes

April 12, 2019 0 comments

When the first image of a black hole was revealed to the world Wednesday, New Yorker Staff Writer Sarah Stillman felt moved by the connections between the scientific discovery and her worldview of journalism.

Acosta and Klein '80, who hired Acosta, spoke in Stephen Robert Hall Wednesday to talk about restoring public trust in the media.

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CNN’s Jim Acosta talks Trump, journalism’s future

April 4, 2019 0 comments

Faced with “fake news” accusations from President Donald Trump himself, Chief White House Correspondent for CNN Jim Acosta knows a thing or two about standing tough in the heavily scrutinized “new frontier of journalism.”

The ACLU of Rhode Island brought together journalists and other experts in a discussion on freedom of the press in today’s political climate and under the Trump administration.

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Journalists advocate for freedom of speech

March 15, 2019 0 comments

“If I were writing a lede here, it would be that the Trump administration has shown a blatant disrespect and disregard for civil liberties, which has reverberated around the globe,” said Karen Bordeleau, president of the New England First Amendment Coalition and former executive editor of The Providence Journal.

Krishnamurthy ’19: Bring back the Brown Spectator

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Krishnamurthy ’19: Bring back the Brown Spectator

January 31, 2019 0 comments

In the spring of 1986, the Brown Spectator published its inaugural issue. Proclaiming itself “The Right Alternative” to existing student publications, the Spectator aimed to provide an outlet for conservative and libertarian thought on a campus the journal’s staff alleged to be overwhelmingly liberal.

Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: In support of individual ProJo subscriptions for University community

October 21, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: The Oct. 9 Herald editorial urging the University to provide individual Providence Journal subscriptions to the Brown community is powerful in its description of the problems facing the Providence Journal and other American newspapers.

Letter: ProJo subscriptions would display University’s commitment to community

Letters to the Editor

Letter: ProJo subscriptions would display University’s commitment to community

October 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: I read with great interest your Oct. 10 editorial proposing that Brown support the local news effort and purchase subscriptions to the Providence Journal, making the newspaper available to all students, faculty and staff.

Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: University should buy ProJo subscriptions

October 9, 2018 0 comments

In mid-September, the Providence Journal laid off four staffers: Andy Smith, a reporter; Randy Edgar, deputy editorial page editor; Stephen Ide, an online producer; and Glenn Osmundson, a photographer.