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Journalism in the 21st Century

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Veteran newspaper editor James O’Shea and media experts from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, D.C., discuss “Journalism in the 21st Century” at Elmhurst College.

The panelists include: O’Shea, editor of the Chicago News Cooperative, former managing editor of the Chicago Tribune, and author of The Deal From Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street Plundered Great American Newspapers; Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley, a former Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent; and Pulitzer Center New Media Strategist Maura Youngman.

The panel discussion kicks off a two-year partnership between the College and the non-profit Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, which promotes in-depth engagement with global affairs through sponsorship of quality international journalism and a program of outreach and education. The partnership will offer programs on new media convergence and a new approach to international reporting to journalism students and faculty across Illinois as well as to the general public.

Elmhurst College is a leading liberal arts college located eight miles west of Chicago. The College’s mission is to prepare its students for meaningful and ethical work in a multicultural, global society. Approximately 3,400 full- and part-time students are enrolled in its 22 undergraduate academic departments and nine graduate degree programs.

Recorded Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Frick Center, Elmhurst College.


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