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War and the Media: 1960s to the Trump Era

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:30pm

William W. Knight Law Center, Room 175
1515 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Featuring Norman Solomon, journalist, activist, and author. Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, where he is coordinator of its ExposeFacts program. His books include War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death and Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State.

A collection of Solomon’s columns won the George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language. The award, presented by the National Council of Teachers of English, honored Solomon’s book "The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media."

Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Cosponsored by Eugene PeaceWorks and KEPW Community Radio  97.3 FM.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Lecture

Departments

School of Law, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Public Affairs Speaker Series

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public

Cost

free

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