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Investigative Journalism: From Print to Digital

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From the unquestionably cool Lily Baggott ’15:

The Argus Speaker Series is back! This Tuesday, Oct. 29, Lisa Chedekel ’82 is coming to campus to talk about her experiences as a journalist in a rapidly changing industry. A Q&A session will follow. Refreshments will be served.

Chedekel is a senior writer for the Connecticut Health Investigative Team (C-HIT), which produces in-depth, online journalism concerning issues of health and safety, and she serves as Writer and Media Relations Manager at the Boston University School of Public Health. Chedekel is also a former Hartford Courant reporter, and winner of numerous journalism awards, including a 1999 Pulitzer Prize awarded to a Courant team of reporters and a 2007 George Polk Award.

The event is held at the Romance Languages and Literatures (RLAL) Lounge at 300 High St. (between Downey House and Russell House, across from the Davison Art Center).

Date: Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Time: 7 PM
Place: 300 High St.: Romance Languages and Literatures (RLAL) Lounge
Cost: Free!

Argus Speaker Series: Gerard Koeppel ’79

“History is News That Stays News:  How News Writing Impacts the Historical Record”

Gerard Koeppel ’79
Author, Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire (Da Capo, 2009), former editor/writer/producer, CBS News (1989-2000)
Refreshments to follow.
Supported by the Wesleyan Writing Programs

Date: Friday April 23
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: PAC 001

“Behind the Glossies: The Filtering of Fashion from Conception to Publication”

We know you all love to read this magazine, so come hear the second speaker in The Argus Speaker Series:


Michelle McCool ’95
Fashion Director, Cosmopolitan
“Behind the Glossies: The Filtering of Fashion from Conception to Publication”
Supported by the Wesleyan Writing Programs
Refreshments to follow

Date: Friday April 16
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Allbritton 311 (top floor)