The future of news: Journalism in a post-truth era

31 January 2017

Media soul-searching continues as editors and reporters from outlets from CNN to The Weekly Standard to The New York Times gathered at Harvard University for an event centered on the question of the role of journalism in a “post-truth era.”

Streamed live on 31 Jan 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 4 - 6 pm., Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, and the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy

Welcoming remarks Drew Gilpin Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University

Remarks William Kristol, Editor at large, The Weekly Standard

Story Kathleen Kingsbury, Managing editor, Digital, The Boston Globe

Ann Marie Lipinski, Moderator, Curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism

Gerard Baker, Editor in chief, The Wall Street Journal

Lydia Polgreen, Editor in chief, The Huffington Post

David Leonhardt, Op-ed columnist, The New York Times

Story Lolly Bowean, Reporter, Chicago Tribune

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Gerard Baker, Lydia Polgreen, David Leonhardt, Brian Stetler, Ann Marie Lipinski, Drew Gilpin Faust, 2017, The future of news: Journalism in a post-truth era , Nieman Foundation, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, viewed 31 March 2017, <>.

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