Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

3-17-2016

Streaming Media

Publisher

Brookings Mountain West

Abstract

John Hudak discusses how members of the press help shed sunlight on the inner workings of government, expose flaws and problems in our system, and inform the citizenry, making journalism a cornerstone of a healthy democracy—and a subject deserving of careful consideration and thoughtful critique.

Keywords

Dionne, E. J.; Explanatory journalism; Journalism; Mass media

Disciplines

Journalism Studies

Comments

John Hudak is a Governance Studies fellow with the Brookings Institution. This public lecture, sponsored by Brookings Mountain West, was delivered on March 17, 2016 in Greenspun Hall, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Subjects interviewed and shown during the presentation include Max Ehrenfreund, Ezra Klein, David Leonhardt, and Amber Phillips.

Associated website is here: http://www.brookings.edu/research/flash-topics/flash-topic-folder/explanatory-journalism

Downloadable files associated with this event are:

"Fixing the U.S. Congress by Embracing Earmarks", 23 PowerPoint slides.

"Fixing the U.S. Congress by Embracing Earmarks", mp4 file


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