Panel discussion: The Free Press

Panel discussion: The Free Press


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Date / Time

Monday, March 18, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


A free press, with its role as a watchdog of the government, is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. Yet today journalists are under attack. They have been called “the enemy of the people” by our president and silenced by dictatorships around the world.

Peter Beinart—contributor to The Atlantic, CNN commentator, and a professor at The Graduate Center and CUNY’s Newmark School of Journalism—moderates a discussion featuring renowned journalist Bill Moyers, host and producer of many PBS programs; Anne Applebaum, columnist for The Washington Post; Graciela Mochkofsky, award-winning reporter in South America and the U.S. and professor at the Newmark School of Journalism; and Jelani Cobb, staff writer at The New Yorker.

Part of the series The Promise and Perils of Democracy. This project is made possible in part with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Who Should Attend

FREE and open to the public.


Reservations required. Reserve at the link below.


The Graduate Center CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th & 35th Street)
Room C200 - Proshansky Auditorium

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