New York Times' Abramson to Deliver NYU's Gallatin Lecture, "Why Quality Journalism Matters," Feb. 10


New York Times Managing Editor Jill Abramson will deliver the Spring 2009 Albert Gallatin Lecture, “Why Quality Journalism Matters,” on Tues., February 10, 6:30 p.m. at New York University’s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (715 Broadway at Washington Place/entrance on 1 Washington Place). Subways: R, W (8th St.); 6 (Astor Pl.).

Jill Abramson, managing editor,  New York Times
Jill Abramson, managing editor, New York Times

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New York Times Managing Editor Jill Abramson will deliver the Spring 2009 Albert Gallatin Lecture, “Why Quality Journalism Matters,” on Tues., February 10, 6:30 p.m. at New York University’s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (715 Broadway at Washington Place/entrance on 1 Washington Place). Subways: R, W (8th St.); 6 (Astor Pl.).

The lecture, presented by NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required at https://www.nyu.edu/gallatin/rsvp/. For more information, call 212.998.7380.

With a 24/7 news cycle and more media sites than ever, Abramson asks, why is rigorous reporting crucial to the maintenance of an informed, civil society? In her lecture, she will outline how the New York Times has adapted and maintained its standards in a rapidly changing industry.

Abramson, who previously served as the paper’s Washington bureau chief, is the co-author of two books, Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas and Where They Are Now.


Editor’s Note:
The Albert Gallatin Lectures bring a series of notable figures from the worlds of politics, the arts, business 500

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