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Keith Woods, NPR Executive, to Give Lecture on Combating the Brutality of Bias in Journalism

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Keith Woods, vice president of diversity in news and operations at NPR, will deliver the keynote address for the 62nd Ethics Institute in Journalism at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig Headlines W&L’s Institute for Honor Symposium

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Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States, will deliver the keynote address at Washington and Lee University’s Institute for Honor Symposium “The European Refugee Crisis: The Search for a Moral Response.”

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Author Beth Macy to Lecture as Fishback Visiting Writer

Beth Macy. (Photography by Josh Meltzer)

Beth Macy, author and winner of more than a dozen journalism awards, will speak at Washington and Lee University on Nov. 9 as the Fishback Visiting Writer. Her talk will begin at 5 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

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University of Oregon Prof. Seth Lewis to Talk about New Ways of Thinking about Journalism

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Seth C. Lewis, the Shirley Papé Chair in Electronic Media in the School of Journalism and Communications at the University of Oregon, will give a talk on “Journalists, Audiences…and Bots?! New Ways of Thinking about What’s Happening with News” on Oct. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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W&L's Colón Weighs in on Legality of Trump Tax Disclosure

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Aly Colón, Knight Professor of Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University, recently shared his expertise in an Associate Press story titled, "Experts: No Clear Criminal Case Over Trump Tax Disclosure."

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2016-17 Reynolds Fellow at W&L to Give Talk About Bernie Madoff Scandal

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Diana Henriques, an award-winning financial journalist and author, will give a talk at Washington and Lee on Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in the Stackhouse Theater of Elrod Commons. The title of her speech is “The Timeless Lessons of the Bernie Madoff Scandal.”

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W&L Students Will Hold Lexington Mayoral Debate

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The Departments of Journalism and Mass Communications and Politics at Washington and Lee University will host a mayoral debate on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room of Lewis Hall, W&L’s Law School. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

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W&L Journalism Student Interviews Mother of Slain Dallas Police Officer

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Washington and Lee journalism major Rachel Stone ’17 recently found herself reporting on one of this summer’s most heartbreaking stories. As an intern at the Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, she was assigned to interview the mother of Lorne Ahrens, one of five police officers shot and killed in Dallas on July 7.

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W&L Senior Athena Cao Wins First Place for Feature Writing in National Contest

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Athena (Yue) Cao, a senior from Beijing, China, has won first place for feature writing (small school division) in the Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) 2015 national Mark of Excellence for college journalists.

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Washington Post Correspondent Jim Tankersley to Give Public Talk

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Jim Tankersley, an economic policy correspondent for the Washington Post, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on May 18, at 5 p.m. in the Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.

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