Documenting “Our Democracy” with photographer Andrea Bruce

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A small group lunch (space limited, RSVP) with photographer Andrea Bruce. Andrea will present and discuss her photographs and will detail projects she has done as well as projects she is working on, namely her project exploring America's democratic process. She is excited to answer questions about how best to break into the world of photo documentation!    

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How to Spot a Russian Troll with Adrian Chen

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Adrian Chen, a staff writer at The New Yorker, will discuss "How to Spot a Russian Troll: Reading and Reporting in a 'Post-Truth' World," in a conversation moderated by Jonathan Katz, director of the Franklin Humanities Institute Media and Journalism Initiative. Free and open to the public! Pizza included.

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Monuts Friday: Alumni Edition with Craig Whitlock

April 3 @ 10:30 am - April 7 @ 11:30 am

Craig Whitlock has been a reporter for The Washington Post since 1998. He is assigned to the Investigative Desk, where he specializes in national security. From 2010 until 2016, he reported on the Pentagon beat for the National Desk. Prior to that, he served as The Post’s Berlin bureau chief for almost six years. While overseas, his primary assignment was investigative reporting into terrorism networks and counterterrorism policy in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. He has…

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Open RSVP Lunch with Photojournalist Nina Berman

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nina Berman is a documentary photographer, author and educator, whose photographs and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 international venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Portland Art Museum, and Dublin Contemporary.  She has received awards from the  New York Foundation for the Arts, (NYFA), the Open Society Foundation, World Press Photo , Pictures of the Year International, the Aftermath Project Grant, and Hasselblad, among others.  She is the author of…

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Open RSVP Lunch with Jae Goodman, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

April 14 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Jae Goodman is Chief Creative Officer and Co-Head of CAA Marketing, a division of leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). CAA Marketing provides corporate clients with strategic and creative solutions that leverage the power of popular culture to build brands and drive business results. CAA Marketing clients include AB-InBev, Bonobos, Chipotle, Coca-Cola, Diageo, General Motors, and Jimmy John’s. Past projects include work for Burberry, Dell, GAP, Microsoft, Neiman Marcus, (RED), Virgin, and dozens more. Under Goodman's leadership, CAA Marketing has earned four Cannes Grand Prix in four different…

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Reporting on Spies in the Age of Trump, with Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalists

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  This Monday, April 24, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalists Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo of the New York Times will visit Duke to talk about their groundbreaking investigative work on international espionage in the age of Trump. How do 21st century journalists report on spies? What were the FBI, CIA and others really up to during the election? And what's really going on now with the investigations into Russian hacking, conflicts of interest, and the Trump campaign? Fresh from their…

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GlobalFact 4 Madrid

July 6 - July 7

GlobalFact 4 is an annual conference for fact-checkers worldwide. It is the largest international gathering of organizations that regularly publish nonpartisan reports on the accuracy of statements by public figures, major institutions and other widely circulated claims of interest to society. It is hosted by the International Fact-Checking Network, hosted by the Poynter Institute and  cosponsored by the DeWitt Wallace Center.                        

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