Aly Colón, director of standards and practices at NBC News and assigned to Telemundo Network News, will become the next John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Media Ethics at Washington and Lee University.
Author Michael Sokolove will give the Fishback Lecture at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, March 4, at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater. The title of the talk, which is free and open to the public, is "You CAN Go Home Again: A journalist's discoveries–personal, political, sociological–after returning to the once-model suburb of his childhood."
John Hazard, director of client services at Contently, will give the keynote address of the 57th Institute in Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University on Friday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
Washington and Lee University added two members to its Board of Trustees on Friday, Feb. 7, during the winter meeting of the board: Dana J. Bolden, of Atlanta, the group communications director, finance, for the Coca-Cola Co.; and Todd L. Sutherland, of Lawrence, Kan., the president and CEO of University National Bank.
Dean Baquet contends that the burden is to grant anonymity out of necessity and not convenience.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and managing editor for news at The Times will address "Why the Big News Organizations and Their Anonymous Sources Matter."
Gene Foreman will teach courses during Washington and Lee's Spring Term.
Sumnima Udas, a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee, has been with CNN in various roles since her graduation.
Today begins a three-day series of "dispatches from a busy summer" in which students in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications report on their internships.
John Dahlburg '75 has been named the Benelux news editor for the Associated Press.