Journalism

Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics: “Trusting the Media in the Age of Trump” by Bruce Sanford

When: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 8:00pm

Bruce Sanford, a partner with BakerHostetler in Washington, D.C., is considered one of the top media lawyers in the United States. He has represented many of the country’s major news organizations and is the author of Libel and Privacy as well as the best-selling trade book Don’t Shoot the Messenger: How Our Growing Hatred of the Media Threatens Free Speech for All of Us. Sanford will discuss the state of the First Amendment, news and fairness in today’s politically charged news environment.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

"Tickling Giants" Documentary Screening

When: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tickling Giants

SMU's Student Art Association presents a screening of the documentary “Tickling Giants,” which tells the story of Dr. Bassem Youssef, known as “The Egyptian Jon Stewart," and his use of comedy and performance as a form of resistance. Read more about the film at http://ticklinggiants.com. This is a special, one-time only screening of a limited-release documentary that is timely and influential. You don't want to miss this! Food will be provided!

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

William O’Neil Lecture in Business Journalism: Alison Overholt, Editor-in-Chief, ESPN The Magazine

When: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 4:00pm

Alison Overholt has made history: She’s the first female editor of a national sports magazine. Under her direction, ESPN The Magazine has just won the magazine industry’s highest honor, the National Magazine Award for general excellence. Overholt will speak about her experiences in rising to the top in a male-dominated industry, and about the growing prominence of women in sports.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3695

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