Eugene Robinson to lecture on media ethics Nov. 13

eugene-robinson-150.jpgEugene Robinson, associate editor and columnist for The Washington Post, will deliver the 9th annual Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 in Caruth Auditorium, Owen Arts Center. The lecture is presented by the Division of Journalism in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts.

In the week following the presidential election, Robinson will offer his perspective on the close connections between politics and culture, and the way major trends are shaping not only society but neighborhoods and families.

Robinson has worked at the Post for 28 years, serving as city hall reporter, city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign editor, and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper’s award-winning style section. A member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Robinson was a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard and has received numerous awards for his work.

Admission is free; tickets are required. Contact the Meadows Ticket Office, 8-2787 (8-ARTS).

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