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The Department of Communication and Media offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.


Howard R. Marsh Lecture

No Debate About It: Keeping Voters Center Stage in Presidential Debates by Robert Yoon, Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism
Thursday, March 19, 2020
4:00-5:30 PM
Vandenberg Room. 2nd Floor Michigan League Map
Robert Yoon is a political journalist and the Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan. As CNN’s Director of Political Research, he covered five presidential campaign cycles and helped prepare eight different moderators for 30 presidential debates. His contributions to CNN’s election coverage have earned him two Emmy Awards, five total Emmy nominations, a Peabody Award, and two National Headliner Awards. In 2016, he was named by Mediaite as one of the most influential people in the news media. He has degrees from the Kennedy School of Govenment at Harvard University and the University of Michigan.
Building: Michigan League
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Debate, Journalism, Politics, Presidential
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Communication and Media
Upcoming Dates:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:00-5:30 PM

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