Panel to discuss journalism in wake of terrorist attacks

by Dennis Brown

“American Journalism After September 11” will be the subject of a public forum Monday (Nov. 5) at the University of Notre Dame.p. The forum, featuring members of the advisory committee of Notre Dame’s John W. Gallivan Program on Journalism, Ethics&Democracy, will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 100 of McKenna Hall. It is free and open to the public.p. Composed of Notre Dame alumni in journalism, the advisory committee helps guide the Gallivan Program and includes Tom Bettag, executive producer of ABC News’ “Nightline”; Bill Dwyre, sports editor of the Los Angeles Times; John W. Gallivan, chairman of the board and publisher emeritus of the Kearns Tribune Corporation; John McMeel, chairman of Andrews McMeel Universal; Jim Naughton, president of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies; Matt Storin, retired editor of The Boston Globe; Kelley Tuthill, reporter for WCVB-TV, Boston; and Don Wycliff, public editor of the Chicago Tribune.p. Established in 1997 with a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and now supported with an endowment created by the family of John W. Gallivan, the program is a five-course concentration for undergraduates that combines professional training in journalistic skills along with examination of the social, political, economic and philosophical concerns related to the practice of journalism.

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