Marc Lacey ’87, the national editor for The New York Times, returned to his alma mater Tuesday evening to discuss his long standing career in journalism in which he filed stories from Nairobi, Kenya to Mexico City, Mexico.
Marc Lacey ’87, national editor for The New York Times, will be the first journalist to visit Cornell as part of a new Distinguished Visiting Journalist program hosted within the College of Arts and Sciences beginning in the Spring semester.
BIOG 1250 on Scientific Journalism will help students walk through each step of reporting; what’s the difference between a topic and a story angle? How do you go out and report? How do you get quotes? How do you do the research?
“Standards for journalistic norms and ethics would not be solidified until the decade after the War ended, so this period of war reporting often was marked by a noted lack of objectivity,” Kelley said.
Jelani Cobb, 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary finalist and Columbia University professor, will be delivering the 2018 Krieger Lecture in American Political Culture and will be discussing tensions between police and the black community.
Journalism today is an important public service. In the past year especially, we have seen the traditional media fail in disappointing ways to cover many of the relevant issues and to hold various people and institutions accountable. These failures constrain the agency and imagination of our communities to build a just and democratic future. The responsibility that reporters and editors are tasked with — the responsibility to keep the public informed — is gruesomely demanding but nevertheless essential. The Cornell Daily Sun is exempt neither from the challenges that journalism faces nor newspapers’ foremost obligation to serve the community.