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A Conversation with Marty Baron, former Executive Editor of The Washington Post

From exposing the priest sexual abuse scandal in Boston to confronting Donald Trump’s attacks on the media to addressing the country’s racial reckoning, Marty Baron has stood at the center of the journalistic storm. Now he talks candidly about his time as editor of the Washington Post and Boston Globe, what it was like to be attacked as an “enemy of the people” and cover Trump, and what he sees for the future of journalism—and the country. 

Under his leadership, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe and the Miami Herald won a total of 17 Pulitzer Prizes. Baron was featured in the Oscar-winning movie SPOTLIGHT. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of America’s greatest journalists and defenders of democracy and a free press. Baron will be interviewed by Jonathan Kaufman, Director of the Northeastern University School of Journalism.

Celebrate and support the School of Journalism with this groundbreaking, Northeastern-exclusive event! Tickets are $25 ($20 of which represents a tax-deductible donation to the School of Journalism Fund). Event proceeds will go towards scholarship and stipends that directly benefit Journalism students. All gifts will be included in Giving Day totals.

A generous donor has agreed to match all Giving Day donations to School of Journalism up to $5,000. Please consider purchasing a ticket to this event or contributing through the Giving Day portal to double your donation.

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Please register to receive the virtual event information: https://eventregistration.northeastern.edu/ZbVYL3?RefId=NU-CAL

Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Panel/Roundtable Discussion


Alumni Relations, College of Arts, Media & Design





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