Media Arts and Design

Covering political campaigns in the era of #FAKENEWS

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM


Join local National Public Radio’s MARTHA WOODROOF as she moderates a discussion about the thrills and challenges of covering political campaigns with two reporters who have done it.

Sandy Hausman is the Charlottesville Bureau Chief and a general assignment reporter for Virginia Public Radio. Before joining VPR, Hausman reported for ABC TV and WBBM radio in Chicago and KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. She was news director for NBC’s FM station in Chicago.

DEAN SCHOTT worked as a reporter for 20 years, including stints with the Chicago Sun- Times, Scripps-Howard Newspapers, the Associated Press and my hometown newspaper, the Canton (Ohio) Repository. Dean also worked 14 years as the chief spokesman for the Illinois Departments of Public Aid and Public Health under four governors.

Where:  Harrison Hall 102

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