Peter Laufer: "I want you to slow down: why fast news is bad news."
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Peter Laufer, the James Wallace Chair at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, and author of ”Slow News,” will talk about his belief that fast news distorts the reporting and understanding of news. In addition to his book on slow news, Laufer has written numerous other books; been a foreign correspondent for NBC News and a reporter for ABC and CBS radio, among other broadcast-media organizations; co-anchors Washington Monthly magazine’s weekly radio talk show and, with its publisher, writes a regular feature for the magazine based on their radio conversations with political and cultural leaders. He has been published in magazines ranging from Mother Jones to Penthouse and has appeared on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show and numerous other programs.
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