Prominent journalists to participate in forum Nov. 7

Author: Erik Runyon


A panel of prominent journalists will participate in a forum titledWhat Will It Take for Journalism to Survive the Information Revolution?at 3 p.m. Nov. 7 (Monday) in Room 100 of McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame.

Sponsored by Notre Dames Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy, the panel discussion is free and open to the public.

Participating in the forum will be members of the advisory committee of the Gallivan Program, who will be on campus for their annual meetings. Members of the committee include: Tom Bettag, senior executive producer, ABC NewsNightline; Monica Yant Kinney, metro columnist, the Philadelphia Inquirer; John McMeel, chairman, Andrews McMeel Universal; Bill Mitchell, director of publishing and on-line editor, Poynter Institute for Media Studies; Anne Thompson, chief financial correspondent, NBC News; Kelley Tuthill, anchor/reporter, WCVB-TV, Boston; and Don Wycliff, public editor, Chicago Tribune.

The advisory committee has worked the past decade to develop Notre Dames undergraduate concentration in journalism for students interested in careers within the news media. The Gallivan Program offers courses and conducts internships involving nearly 50 students annually.

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