NPR legend to discuss investigative journalism in the digital era
Broadcasting legend Bill Buzenberg will lead a discussion on investigative journalism in a digital era at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday in Sundin Music Hall at Hamline University. The topic he will present is, "The Bright Future of Investigative Journalism: How Digital Media are Creating a New Eco System."
Buzenberg is executive director of the Center for Public Integrity. The center is an investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C., with a 20-year track record and 37 first place national journalism awards.
Before his work there, Buzenberg was vice president of news for National Public Radio, as well as NPR foreign affairs correspondent and London bureau chief from 1978-1997. He was responsible for launching Talk of the Nation, as well as the expansion of All Things Considered and the extension of NPR's newscasts services to 24-hours per day. During his tenure, the NPR News Division was honored with nine DuPont-Columbia University batons and 10 Peabody Awards.
This lecture is free and open to all. Sundin Music Hall is at 1531 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul.