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Lunch and Learn: “Truth Under Threat” with Terence Samuel


Terence will discuss the challenges of trying to do fact-based journalism at a time when the information deluge and the country’s deep polarization around so many issues make it increasingly difficult to produce the high-quality journalism a democracy needs.

About the Speaker

Terence Samuel is the Editor in Chief at USA TODAY and leads USA TODAY’s award-winning newsroom. Terence has decades of experience, having served in senior editorial positions at the Washington Post, National Journal and as Vice President and Executive Editor of NPR News where he oversaw all newsgathering for the broadcast network. A former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, he began his distinguished career as a writing fellow at The Village Voice and was later a reporter at the Roanoke Times, a national correspondent at both the Philadelphia Inquirer and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and chief congressional correspondent at U.S. News & World Report. He serves on the board of the National Press Foundation. Terence is the author of The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the United States Senate, published in 2010.

Register before 5 p.m. the Sunday before for in-person lunch ($10) or by the next evening for the Zoom link.

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