Past Events


November 13 Monday

Book Talk: Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between by Linda J. Greenhouse

A discussion with Linda J. Greenhouse ’78 MSL on her latest book, Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between. Commentary provided by Jack M. Balkin.

April 25 Tuesday

Amy Goodman & Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America

Join award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, for her North American tour: Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America.

Goodman will speak about increased threats to freedom of the press and the importance of truly independent media to hold those in power accountable. In more than 20 years of reporting, Democracy Now! has covered the social movements that are now forming the groundswell of opposition to the Trump administration; movements long ignored by the corporate media, but central to Democracy Now!'s daily journalism.

February 27 Monday

Poynter Speaker: Jeff Horwitz, DC Investigative Reporter, AP

The past and future of Trump reporting: Donald Trump has been the subject of serious print coverage for a little over a year and a half. In that time there's been some great journalism, some dodgy calls and plenty of head-scratching over which is which. As part of the AP team responsible for vetting candidate Trump, Jeff Horwitz talks about that coverage and the challenges of investigating the Trump administration. 

February 21 Tuesday

Journalism, Technology, and Gender in the Trump Era

Journalism, Technology, and Gender in the Trump Era

February 15 Wednesday
December 1 Thursday

How to Write and Pitch an Op-Ed

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, JWYL and ISP have gotten numerous requests for an Op-Ed 101 event. The workshop will be led by our own Lincoln Caplan, who has been on the editorial board of the New York Times, a staff writer for the New Yorker, and editor and president of Legal Affairs, among many other accomplishments. Most recently, he is the author of "American Justice 2016: The Political Supreme Court." This event will cover the basics of how to come up with, write, and publish a successful op-ed.

October 17 Monday

National Security in the Digital Age A Discussion With Veteran Journalist David Sanger

Cyberwar, mass surveillance, election-related hacks -- technology is reshaping the national security landscape. Join us on October 17 for a conversation with The New York Times' David Sanger, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist who first revealed the Stuxnet worm and whose reporting tracks the foreign policy deliberations of the most senior U.S. officials. Sanger will speak about the latest trends in U.S.