COVERING OR CREATING THE NEWS: THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN NEW YORK CITY ELECTIONS

December 6, 2006 | Baruch College

A Peter F. Vallone Seminar at Baruch’s School of Public Affairs

David Seifman, New York Post city hall bureau chief; Stan Brooks, voice of WINS; Dominic Carter, senior political reporter at New York 1; and Azi Paybarah, New York Observer Internet columnist, in a panel discussion on media coverage during New York City elections, on Thursday, December 7, 2006, 8 to 10 am.

The School of Public Affairs presents the Peter F. Vallone, Sr. Seminars in Government, 2006-2007 Lectures Series. This program provides a forum for leading policymakers, scholars, and influential personalities in city government to debate issues that are currently making headlines.

This seminar will focus on the media’s choice of which issues to cover and how to frame those issues during local elections. The panelists represent radio, television, print and Internet news sources and have special expertise on media coverage of elections in New York City. For more information please call 646-660-6851 or go to spa_conferences@baruch.cuny.edu.

COVERAGE INVITED.
DAY: Thursday, December 7, 2006
TIME: 8 am — 10 am
PLACE: Newman Conference Center, 7th Floor
151 East 25th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenue)

Contact: Zane Berzins
646.660.6113