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Journalism and Democracy: 2023 Public Humanities Forum

December 2, 2023 · 10:00 am4:00 pm · Community Room, Princeton Public Library

SPIA in NJ Initiative; Princeton Public Library; Program in Journalism; Humanities Council

A keynote speaker and two panels of experts, featuring historians and journalists, will discuss the history of democracy, active citizenship, and participatory journalism. Registration requested.

The 2023 Public Humanities Forum explores the relationship between democracy and journalism through two panel discussions and a public lecture.

Here is the program of the day’s activities:

10 a.m. – Check-in and Coffee

10:30 a.m. to noon – First Panel: “Democracy, Citizenship, and the Power of the Powerless”

Noon to 1:15 p.m. – Lunch (complimentary to registered guests)

1:15 to 2:45 p.m. – Second Panel: “Democratic Societies and Participatory Journalism”

2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Coffee Break

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Public Lecture on Democracy and Journalism: Title TBA

Jan-Werner Müller (Politics) is the keynote speaker. Panelists include: Dan-El Padilla Peralta (Classics), Rachel Devlin (Rutgers University), Stanley Katz (SPIA), Christopher Fisher (College of New Jersey), Jane Ferguson (Journalism), Tennyson Donyéa (journalist), Andrew Rodriguez Calderón (The Marshall Project), Anastasia Mann (SPIA in NJ).

Co-sponsored by the Princeton University Humanities Council and the Princeton University Program in Journalism and presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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