February 13, 2008
New York Universitys Department of Journalism will host The Independent Journalism of I. F. Stone on the 100th Anniversary of His Birth on Wed., March 12, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor Commons (betw. E. 5th and E. 6th Sts.). Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th St.)
The event is free and open to the public, which should call 212.992.9842 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The panel will include: Washington Post Associate Editor Robert Kaiser; former Washington Post reporter Myra MacPherson, author of All Governments Lie: The Life and Times of Rebel Journalist I. F. Stone; Peter Osnos, founder of PublicAffairs books and former assistant to Stone; and D. D. Guttenplan, London editor of The Nation and author of the forthcoming American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone. NYU Journalism Professor Mitchell Stephens, author of A History of News, will moderate the session, which will include remarks by I.F. Stones son, Jeremy; and Nieman Foundation Curator Robert Giles.
The late I. F. Stone, a crusading investigative journalist, published his own weekly in Washington from 1953 to 1971. Information about his life and examples of his writings can be found at www.ifstone.org/testing.
Journalists interested in attending should contact James Devitt, NYUs Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or email@example.com.
Type: Press Release