Amy Goodman, the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, will speak on Sunday, March 24 at 8 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium. The talk is free and open to the public. Limited seating available. A book sale and signing will follow the lecture.
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,100 public television and radio stations worldwide. Goodman is also the author of numerous books including, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, written with Denis Moynihan.
Matt Mogekwu, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, recently presented his paper, “Media as bridge builders and mediators in an era of global insurgency and social unrest: Challenges and Opportunities,” at the Peace Journalism Commission of the International Peace Research Association conference in Japan. While at the conference, Mogekwu was elected as a member of the Association’s governing council for a second two-year term.
Mogekwu was also published in a new book, Re-Imagining Development Communication in Africa, in which he wrote a chapter titled "Going back to basics: Shifting research focus to Indigenous Knowledge Systems and their role in development."
KUSA-TV's 9NEWS reporter Kyle Clark '05 questions U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado) on MSNBC.
Journalism alum Kyle Clark '05 interviewed President Obama on Oct. 27. Clark, a reporter for KUSA in Denver, Colo., pressed Obama on whether Americans were denied assistance during the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya. See the interview here.
Pablo Calvi, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, published a chapter in Global Literary Journalism: Exploring the Journalistic Imagination. The book explores the expanding field of literary journalism, which editors call “disputed terrain.” The book is a collection of writing from more than 20 international academics on a wide range of topics all relating back to literary journalism.
Calvi penned the chapter on Jose Marti, a Cuban national hero and important figure in Latin American literature. The book was released in June 2012 and is available on Amazon.com.