Holt lecture highlights storytelling in a disconnected age
Television news journalist Soledad O’Brien sees an industry around her in which policy is rarely a focus. Political coverage in the media latches on to popularity and personality. Producers think people just want short quips and politicians arguing.
Storytelling in a disconnected age, and why it matters for policymakers
Soledad O’Brien’s attention to the intersection of public policy and storytelling is crucial in bringing awareness to public policy issues to those outside our policy wonk bubble. We are so excited to have her as our distinguished speaker for The Holt Lecture this year and learn more about her approach to storytelling.
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Fear: Trump in the White House
? This month, Lisa is joined by Anthony Orlando, Jeff Jenkins, and Christian Grose to discuss Bob Woodward’s latest reportage on the Presidency: Fear. How does this stack up to other Woodward titles and how does the principal-agent theory work it’s way into conversation with these political junkies? What we’re Read more…
“The immediacy of writing online has become part of my brain.”
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Lessons of Bell
Governance Reform, Accountability, & Transparency October 4, 2010 Co-Sponsored by SoCal ASPA The LA Times reporters who broke the story about the Bell scandal, a USC expert in administrative ethics, the executive director of the state league of cities and a state legislator who introduced reform legislation will gather for Read more…