Seasoned journalists of Hampton Roads and experts from Old Dominion University will gather virtually with Slover Library to explore the critical role of local journalism in support of an informed citizenry. The panel will discuss the current state of media, new tactics in an increasingly digital era and how they shape the election process. FREE to attend and open to the public.

Barbara Hamm Lee, Executive Producer and Host of Another View
Ryan Murphy, Reporter, The Virginian-Pilot
Jesse Richman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, ODU Department of Political Science and Geography
Peter Adams, Author/Lecturer, ODU Department of English
Amy Matzke-Fawcett, Strategic Communication and Outreach Coordinator, ODU College of Arts and Letters

This event is presented as part of the Virginia Center for the Book’s initiative, Who Will Write the Story? The Critical Role of Local Journalism, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with support from the Pulitzer Prizes.

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