100 Years of Investigative Reporting from Around the World, with Anya Schiffrin

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Date(s) - Monday, January 11 2016
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Join the Shanghai FCC for a presentation by the editor of Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting from Around the World (New Press, August 2014).  Columbia lecturer Anya Schiffrin will discuss her research on how investigative and  campaigning journalism has evolved around the world, and present some of the great journalism campaigns of the last 100 years. Topics include the role that media plays in promoting economic growth, good governance and government accountability, and the conditions under which journalists can be effective as watchdogs. Q&A to follow.

 Anya Schiffrin is the director of the media and communications program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Schiffrin spent 10 years working overseas as a journalist in Europe and Asia (including stints as Dow Jones newswires bureau chief in Amsterdam and Hanoi)   and was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 1999-2000. 

 Venue: Maya

568 Julu Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu

Time: Monday, January 11th 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Doors open at 7:00. Event starts at 7:30 p.m.


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