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Truth in Our Times: David McCraw, Deputy General Counsel of The New York Times

When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Fisk Hall, 311, 1845 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Stacy Simpson   (847) 467-2961

Group: Medill Events - All

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Truth in Our Times: Inside The New York Times in the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts

David McCraw, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for The New York Times, discusses his new book and takes us behind the scenes of confronting the challenges in one of the most turbulent and threatening eras for journalism and journalists in a conversation with Medill Faculty Doreen Weisenhaus and Christopher Benson. The topics McCraw will discuss include global threats to the press, “fake news,” attacks against the Times, and his mic-drop-of-a-viral-letter to attorneys for presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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