Lester Holt, award-winning journalist and anchor of NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Dateline NBC, will discuss contemporary media issues at the 12th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism at Tufts University. This year’s Murrow Forum theme is Media in a New Age: Fake News, Alternative Facts, and What’s Next. Holt’s nightly news broadcast regularly ranks as the most-watched evening news program in the United States, and he also moderated the first presidential debate last year between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The event will be on the Medford campus on Wednesday, April 12 at 12PM.
This event will be FREE and open to the public! Tickets will be available through this week, starting on Tuesday, March 28. available for pickup at the Medical School’s Office of Student Affairs, located on the 4th floor of the Sackler Center at 145 Harrison Ave. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 636-6534 for more information.
The Murrow Forum is sponsored by Tisch College, as part of our Distinguished Speaker Series, as well as the Film and Media Studies Program at the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at The Fletcher School.