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March 28, 2011

2011 Silha Spring Forum with Stephen Wermiel

Join Stephen Wermiel, Veteran Supreme Court correspondent and Fellow in Law and Government at American University Washington College of Law, for a discussion on Monday, April 11, from 7-9 p.m. in Murphy Hall.

Stephen Wermeil is the author of "Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion," the definitive account of the Supreme Court jurist whose 34-year-tenure helped shape our constitutional landscape and made him one of the most important figures of the Twentieth Century. Wermiel has taught constitutional law for nearly 20 years after serving as the Supreme Court correspondent for the Wall Street Journal from 1979 to 1991 and as a reporter for the Boston Globe from 1971 to 1979.

Monday, April 11, 2011
Murphy Hall room 130
7 p.m - 9 p.m.
Book signing to follow event
www.silha.umn.edu

March 21, 2011

2011 Silha Spring Ethics Forum with Mark Feldstein

Join Professor Mark Feldstein, Veteran Journalist and Associate Professor of Journalism and Public Affairs at George Washington University, for his discussion,"The Morality of Muckracking: Journalistic Ethics from Jack Anderson to Julian Assange" on Monday, April 4, from 7-9 p.m. in Murphy Hall.

Professor Feldstein is the author of "Poisoning the Press: Richard Nixon, Jack
Anderson, and the Rise of Washington's Scandal Culture." A veteran investigative journalist who has worked for CNN, ABC News, and NBC News, Feldstein has won over 50 journalism awards, including two George Foster Peabody public service awards, the duPont-Columbia award for investigative reporting, and the Edward R. Murrow broadcasting prize. He currently directs George Washington University's Journalism Oral History Project.

This year's Silha Spring Ethics Forum is cosponsored by the Minnesota Pro Chapter of the
Society of Professional Journalists, and will be followed by a book signing.

Monday, April 4, 2011
Murphy Hall room 130
7-9 p.m.
www.silha.umn.edu

April 20, 2009

Does Health News Reporting Leave Consumers Out in the Cold?

Fever Pitch: Does Health News Reporting Leave Consumers Out in the Cold?
Thursday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.
Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus

The Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law is partnering with the Society of Professional Journalists, the Minnesota Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Minnesota News Council to produce this program for the SPJ’s Town Hall Meeting Series. The purpose of the meetings is to increase dialogue between the public and the press.

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February 23, 2009

Silha Forum on Digital Privacy

“Surveillance, Anonymity, and Privacy: Law Enforcement and your Computer"
Wednesday, March 25, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Murphy Hall Conference Center
Sponsored by the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law

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