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Journalists to speak on ethics at ND

Sam Davis | Monday, September 27, 2004

Notre Dame welcomes a panel of prominent American journalists to campus today to speak about media bias in the context of the 2004 presidential campaign.

The panel is comprised of Notre Dame graduates who now serve as advisors for Notre Dame’s Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy. The group will address the topic “Media Trust and Bias in 50/50 America,” in room 100 McKenna Hall at 3 p.m.

Journalists serving on the panel include Don Wycliff, public editor of the Chicago Tribune, Anne Thompson, national correspondent for NBC News, Bill Dwyre, sports editor of the Los Angeles Times, Tom Bettag, senior executive producer of Nightline on ABC News, and Bill Mitchell, online editor of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies.

The Gallivan Program was created in 1997 and is supprted by John Gallivan and his family. The program includes a minor for Notre Dame undergraduates and sponsors a number of lectures at Notre Dame throughout the academic year.