Truth or Consequences: Journalism's Challenge in the Trump Era
On March 30th, 2017, journalists and media professionals gathered for a panel discussion on the challenges presented by the Trump administration concerning press access, criticism of the media, and "fake" news.
The panel members included:
Jane Elizabeth - Senior Manager, Accountability Journalism Program at The American Press Institute
John Harwood - Chief Washington Correspondent CNBC and Author of The Causus, written weekly for The New York Times
Angela Greiling Keane - Deputy Technology Editor, POLITICO Pro
Steven Perlberg - Media & Politics Reporter BuzzFeed News
Erik Wemple - Media Critic, The Washington Post
Moderated by: David Shribman - Executive Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The panel was organized by Department of English Senior Lecturer Cindy Skrzycki and the University Honors College.
This event is part of the “University Forum on Current Issues” series, designed to engage the Pitt community in respectful and civil discussions about today’s most vital issues. Each forum will aim to incorporate a broad set of perspectives that will allow for a deeper understanding of challenging current affairs.