Roundtable Discussion with Media Professionals

2 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2010
Studio 7, Johnston Hall

Students from the Diederich College produced and directed the first in our Centennial Seminars series, a live roundtable discussion with nationally respected journalists in Johnston Hall's Studio 7. The discussion focused on the role of journalism in a democracy.

Our panel of experts included: Chris Bury, (ABC News national correspondent), Adam Yamaguchi (executive director/ correspondent, Vanguard), Raquel Rutledge (Pulitzer Prize-winner and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel journalist), John Barron (general manager of the Chicago Sun-Times), Sophia Nelson (political strategist and columnist), Ron Smith (assistant managing editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel), Dr. Tom Grimes, (Journalism and Mass Communications faculty at Texas State University) and Dr. Bonnie Brennen (Nieman Professor of Journalism, Diederich College of Communication).

Watch a clip from our September 24, 2010 program

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