Welcome Dinner!

September 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bill Adair is hosting the the journalism welcome back dinner for faculty and students at the Adairs' home!  DeWitt Wallace Center faculty, students and staff will be on hand to talk about journalism programs at Duke.  All are welcomed. Please RSVP for address, and so we can be sure to order enough food: http://bit.ly/2vsV0bQ

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The Fourth Estate with Mark Mazzetti T’95, New York Times

October 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Duke alum Mark Mazzetti, the Washington investigations editor for The New York Times, will discuss the remarkable new documentary The Fourth Estate, which takes viewers into the newsroom as Mark and other reporters cover the first year of the Trump presidency.  Pizza will be served.  All are welcomed.  

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“Documenting Trump” | Lunch with filmmaker Michael Kirk

October 22, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Please RSVP to join a lunchtime discussion on Monday, October 22 with award-winning filmmaker Michael Kirk, director and co-writer of the recent PBS documentary “Trump’s Showdown.” Since 2016, Kirk has made six films for the PBS series Frontline about Donald Trump and the Trump presidency. Monday’s discussion will be led by Professor Philip Bennett and take place in Sanford 05 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. From the FRONTLINE web site: Documentary filmmaker Michael Kirk has produced more than 200 national television programs.…

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Journalist John Carreyrou ’94, on “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley startup”

October 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for a discussion with author John Carreyrou T'94, an investigative reporter with the Wall Street Journal. Carreyrou will discuss his reporting  on the rise and fall of the blood-testing firm Theranos. It’s a fascinating tale of Silicon Valley ambition and deceit – and the great journalism that uncovered the truth. The Regulator bookstore will be present to sell copies of the book on site.  (Free books available to students, upon request.)   Note from Bill Adair: The best…

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2019 Ewing Lecture on Media Ethics, Chuck Todd of NBC News, Meet the Press

January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The DeWitt Wallace Center will be hosting the 2019 Ewing Lecture on Ethics in Media, with speaker Chuck Todd, the NBC News political director and host of "Meet the Press." The Ewing Lecture will include a conversation between Chuck Todd and Knight Professor Bill Adair on "Defending Journalism," followed by a Q&A with the audience. In advance, you may want to read this article by Todd published in The Atlantic: Its Time for the Press to stop complaining and to…

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36 Hours@Duke, Journalism Edition

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - February 10 @ 12:00 pm

    36 Hours is a Sanford School of Public Policy project that brings Duke faculty, alumni, and students together to participate in policy-themed workshops.  In February, 36 Hours-The Journalism Edition will be co-hosted by the  DeWitt Wallace Center. Alum and student journalists will join in conversations showcasing innovative work, considering the state of local media, and the advancing fact-checking journalism to reach new audiences. Contact Shelley.stonecipher@duke.edu for more information.

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